AramaicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Semitic *ʔasar-.

VerbEdit

אסר (transliteration needed)

  1. to bind, to tie
  2. to join

HebrewEdit

Root
א־ס־ר(ʾ-s-r)

EtymologyEdit

Compare with Arabic أَسَرَ(ʾasara, to capture, seize)

VerbEdit

אָסַר (asár) (pa'al construction, present אוֹסֵר‎, future יֶאֱסֹר‎, passive participle אָסוּר‎, passive counterpart נֶאֱסַר‎)

  1. to bind, tie, join
  2. to imprison
  3. (biblical) to vow
  4. to forbid, prohibit

ConjugationEdit