AramaicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

אָסָא (ʾāsā)

  1. (biblical) Asa
  2. a male given name

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from אָסֵי(ʾāsē), אָסְיָא(ʾāsyā, physician, healer).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

אֲסׇא (ʾăsā)

  1. to heal, to cure
  2. to restore, to repair
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Akkadian 𒄑𒊍 (asum, myrtle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

אָסָא (ʾāsā)

  1. myrtle
    Synonym: הֲדַסַא(hăḏasā)
DescendantsEdit
  • Arabic: آس(ʾās)
    • Ge'ez: እልኣስ (ʾəlʾas, myrtle)
    • Middle Armenian: հապալաս (hapalas) (√ حَبّ الْآس (ḥabb al-ʾās))

ReferencesEdit

  • ˀsy”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • ˀs”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Löw, Immanuel (1924) Die Flora der Juden[1] (in German), volume 2, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 257-274
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Proper nounEdit

אָסָא (ásam

  1. (biblical) Asa, king of Judah.
  2. a male given name, Asa or Assa
  3. a surname

Derived termsEdit