אסף

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
א־ס־ף

Verb[edit]

אָסַף (asáf) (pa'al construction, passive counterpart נֶאֱסַף)

  1. (transitive) To gather, to collect: to bring a group of things together.
    הילדים אספו את כל המשחקים והחזירו אותם לתוך התיבה.‏
    hay'ladím as'fú ét kól-hamiskhakím v'hekhzíru otám l'tókh hateivá.
    The children gathered all the games and put them back in the box.
  2. (transitive) To take, to gather to oneself.
    הוא אסף אותה בזרועותיו.‏
    asáf otá biz'ro'otáv.
    He took her in his arms.
  3. (transitive) To pick up, to collect: to meet someone, and drive or lead them away.
    באיזו שעה אתם אוספים אותו?‏
    b'éizo sha'á atém os'fím otó?
    At what time are you supposed to pick him up?
  4. (transitive) To collect, to accumulate a collection of.
    נערים רבים נהנים לאסוף בולי דואר.‏
    n'arím rabím nehením le'esóf buléi-dó'ar.
    Many young people enjoy collecting postage stamps.

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֹסֶף (ósefm

  1. defective spelling of אוֹסֶף.

Noun[edit]

אָסַף (asáfm

  1. A male given name, Asaf.

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