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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

אָסָא‎ (ʾāsā)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formed 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 𒄑𒀀𒊍 (GIŠA.AZ /asu/), 𒄑𒊍 (GIŠAZ /asu/, myrtle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

אָסָא‎ (ʾāsā)

  1. myrtle
    Synonym: הֲדַסַא(hăḏasā)
DescendantsEdit
  • Arabic: آس(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

Proper nounEdit

אָסָא (ásam

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

Derived termsEdit