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father: a title of a clergyman or saint in the Coptic Church.
Historical Examples

Some say that throughout this ceremony sacred songs were sung: “anba iugqti waan gini,” They sat singing throughout the day.
Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370)) James Owen Dorsey


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