השתמש

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
שׁ־מ־שׁ

Since Mishnaic Hebrew, from the root ש־מ־ש (sh-m-sh), using binyan hitpa'el.

Verb[edit]

הִשְׁתַּמֵּשׁ (hishtamésh) (hitpa'el construction)

  1. to use, to make use of
    באיזו שיטה אתה משתמש?‏
    What method are you using?
    אסור להשתמש במעלית במקרה של שרפה.‏
    Using the elevator is forbidden in case of fire.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This verb is construed with the preposition ב־ (b'-, in).

Conjugation[edit]