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.

Proper noun[edit]

אַשּׁוּר (ashúrm

  1. Ashshur, the second son of Shem; also his descendants and the country occupied by them (that is, Assyria), its region and its empire: - Asshur, Assur, Assyria, Assyrians.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

אִישּׁוּר / אִשּׁוּר (íshurm

  1. Defective spelling of אִישּׁוּר.

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