אנס

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
א־נ־ס

Verb[edit]

אָנַס (anas) (pa'al construction, infinitive לאנוס \ לֶאֱנֹס‎)

  1. (dated) to force, to coerce
  2. (by extension) to rape

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Noun[edit]

אַנָּס (anasm (plural indefinite אַנָּסִים‎)

  1. (dated) an attacker
    • Rambam, Mishneh Torah, Foundations of the Torah 5.7
      והריגת נפש מישראל לרפאות נפש אחרת או להציל אדם מיד אנס דבר שהדעת נוטה לו הוא שאין מאבדין נפש מפני נפש
      And the killing of a soul from Israel in order to heal another soul or in order to rescue a person from an attacker – a thing that the common sense predisposes is that “there is not losing a soul because of [another] soul”
  2. (by extension) a rapist

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