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HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apparently related to the pa'al verb אָשַׁר(ashár, to go straight on, to make progress) in the sense of being successful, and derived from the root א־ש־ר('-š-r).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

אַשּׁוּר (ashúrm

  1. boxwood, box tree.

Etymology 2Edit

The sense Assyria ultimately from Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur), its original capital.

Proper nounEdit

אַשּׁוּר (ashúrm

  1. Ashshur, Ashur, Assur, the second son of Shem
  2. the Assyrian nation, his descendants
  3. Assyria, the country occupied by them
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

אשור \ אִשּׁוּר ('ishúrm

  1. defective spelling of אישור.

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