נשק

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See also: נ־ש־ק

Aramaic

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Etymology

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From Proto-Semitic *našaq- (to be in close contact, to be joined together). Cognate with Ugaritic 𐎐𐎌𐎖 (nšq, to kiss), Akkadian 𒉈𒅢 (/⁠našāqu⁠/, to kiss), Arabic نَسَقَ (nasaqa, to be set next to each other, to be side by side, to be paired or coordinated, to be arranged symmetrically, to be touching closely or attached).

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נשק (transliteration needed)

  1. to kiss

Hebrew

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Root
נ־שׁ־ק (n-sh-q)

Etymology 1

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Compare Ugaritic 𐎐𐎘𐎖 (nṯq, missiles, projectiles, darts).

Noun

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נֶשֶׁק (néshekm [pattern: קֶטֶל] (uncountable)

  1. arms, weaponry
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Verb

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נָשַׁק (nasháq) (pa'al construction, infinitive לנשוק / לִנְשֹׁק, future יישק / יִשַּׁק)

  1. (literary, transitive and intransitive) to kiss
  2. (literary) to kiss (to touch lightly)
    הַמִּגְדָּל נוֹשֵׁק לַשָּׁמַיִם.hamigdál noshék lashamáyim.The tower kisses the sky.
    • 1973, “תנו לנו יד ונלך (t'nú lánu yád v'nelékh, Give us a hand we'll go)”, performed by צביקה זליקוביץ (Tzvika Zelikovich):
      תְּנוּ לָנוּ יָד וְנֵלֵךְ, / לָעִיר הַקְּטַנָּה הַנּוֹשֶׁקֶת לַיָּם.
      t'nú lánu yád v'nelékh, / la'ír hak'taná hanoshéket layám.
      Give us a hand we'll go, / To the small city that kisses the sea.
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נִשֵּׁק (nishék) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of נישק

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