Greek Loan Words

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Coptic Language - Vocabulary
... of the vocabulary of literary Coptic is drawn from Greek, though borrowings are not always fully adapted to the Coptic phonological system and may have ... are instances of Coptic texts having passages that are almost entirely composed from Greek lexical roots ... of Coptic religious texts are direct translations of Greek works ...

Famous quotes containing the words words, greek and/or loan:

    Some words live in my throat
    breeding like adders. Others know sun
    seeking like gypsies over my tongue
    to explode through my lips
    Audre Lorde (b. 1934)

    The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
    Aleister Crowley (1875–1947)

    Slight was the thing I bought,
    Small was the debt I thought,
    Poor was the loan at best—
    God! but the interest!
    Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906)