אשור

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַשּׁוּר (ashúrm

  1. boxwood, box tree.

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

אַשּׁוּר (ashúrm

  1. Ashshur, Ashur, Assur, the second son of Shem
  2. the Assyrian nation, his descendants
  3. Assyria, the country occupied by them
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

אִישּׁוּר / אִשּׁוּר (íshurm

  1. Defective spelling of אִישּׁוּר.

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