אוצר

HebrewEdit

Root
א־צ־ר

NounEdit

אוֹצָר (otsárm (plural indefinite אוֹצָרוֹת‎, plural construct אוֹצְרוֹת־‎)

  1. A treasure (collection of valuables).
    • 1 Kings 14:26, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּקַּח אֶת־אֹצְרוֹת בֵּית־יהוה וְאֶת־אוֹצְרוֹת בֵּית הַמֶּלֶךְ וְאֶת־הַכֹּל לָקָח
      vayikách et-otsrót bet-YHVH v'et-ots'rót bét hamélech v'et-hakól lakách
      And he took away the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house; he even took away all
    Synonym: מטמון
  2. A treasury (the collection of a state's funds).
    משרד האוצר קידם את הרפורמה בשוק ההון.‎‎
    The Office of the Treasury advanced the reform in the capital market.
  3. (archaic) A treasury (building or the like for the storage of valuables).
    • 2 Chronicles 32:27, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיְהִי לִיחִזְקִיָּהוּ עֹשֶׁר וְכָבוֹד הַרְבֵּה מְאֹד וְאֹצָרוֹת עָשָׂה־לוֹ לְכֶסֶף וּלְזָהָב
      vayhí lichizkiyáhu óshe v'chavód harbé m'ód v'otsarót asa-ló l'chésef ulzaháv
      And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honor: and he provided him treasuries for silver, and for gold
    • Babylonian Talmud, פסחים, Romm page 8:
      ואוצרות יין ואוצרות שמן אין צריכין בדיקה
      and storehouses of wine and storehouses of oil do not require inspection
  4. (by extension) A large quantity.

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NounEdit

אוֹצֵר (otsérm (plural indefinite אוֹצְרִים‎, feminine counterpart אוֹצֶרֶת‎)

  1. A curator (someone who manages a collection, as in a museum).
    האוצר אחראי על המצגים במוזיאון.‎‎
    The curator is responsible for the exhibits in the museum.

VerbEdit

אוֹצֵר (otsér)

  1. Masculine singular present participle and present tense of אָצַר(atsár).

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew אוֹצָר(otsár).

NounEdit

אוצר (oytserm, plural אוצרות(oytsres)

  1. treasure (collection of valuables)