Hebrew edit

Etymology edit

Root
י־שׁ־ע(y-š-ʿ)

The masculine singular imperative of הוֹשִׁיעַ(hoshía', to save). Attested too as Akkadian 𒁹𒀀𒌑𒋛𒀪 (Ausi'i).

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

הוֹשֵׁעַ (hoshéa'm

  1. a male given name, Hoshea, equivalent to English Hosea

Descendants edit

  • Akkadian: 𒁹𒀀𒌑𒋛𒀪 (ma-u₂-si-'i /⁠Ausi'i⁠/)
  • Ancient Greek: Ὡσηέ (Hōsēé), Ὠσηέ (Ōsēé)