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HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Classical Syriac ܢܵܨܲܪܬܿܵܐ (nāṣartā).

NounEdit

נֵצֶר (nétserm (plural indefinite נְצָרִים, singular construct נֵצֶר־, plural construct נִצְרֵי־) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. stem, shoot
  2. (literary, collectively) scion(s)

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

נֵצֶר (nétserm (plural indefinite נְצָרִים, singular construct נֵצֶר־, plural construct נִצְרֵי־) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. cricket (insect)
    • Tosefta, Chullin 3:9
      ר׳ יוסי אומר ושמו חגב ולא כנצרין שיש בהן סימנין הללו
      r' yoséi omér ush'mó khagáv v'ló kin'tsarín sheyésh bahén simanáv halálu
      R. Yosei says, And it is called a grasshopper if it is not like crickets that have these signs.

Etymology 3Edit

Compare Aramaic נְטַר (nəṭar, to watch, guard), Classical Syriac ܢܛܲܪ (nəṭar, to watch), Arabic نَظَرَ (naẓara, literally to watch), Akkadian [Term?] (/naṣāru[m]/, to watch over, protect).

VerbEdit

נָצַר (natsár) (pa'al construction)

  1. literary to guard, save
  2. weaponry to lock
  3. to keep, maintain
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

נִצֵּר (nitsér) (pi'el construction)

  1. Defective spelling of ניצר