קשר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ק־שׁ־ר

From the root ק־שׁ־ר.

Verb[edit]

קָשַׁר (kashár) (pa'al construction, future יִקְשׁוֹר, passive participle קָשׁוּר, passive counterpart נִקְשַׁר)

  1. to tie, link together
  2. to relate, associate
  3. (Biblical Hebrew, usually constructed with עַל) to conspire
    • 1 Samuel 22:8, with translation of the New International Version:
      כִּי קְשַׁרְתֶּם כֻּלְּכֶם עָלַי וְאֵין־גֹּלֶה אֶת־אָזְנִי בִּכְרָת־בְּנִי עִם־בֶּן־יִשַׁי []
      Is that why you have all conspired against me? No one tells me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse.
    • 2 Kings 21:23, with translation of the New International Version:
      וַיִּקְשְׁרוּ עַבְדֵֽי־אָמֹון עָלָיו וַיָּמִיתוּ אֶת־הַמֶּלֶךְ בְּבֵיתֹֽו׃‎
      Amon’s officials conspired against him and assassinated the king in his palace.

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

קַשָּׁר (kasharm (plural indefinite קַשָּׁרִים, singular construct קַשַּׁר־, plural construct קַשְּׁרֵי־, feminine counterpart קַשֶּׁרֶת or קַשָּׁרִית) [pattern: קַטָּל]

  1. (military) signaller, signal operator
  2. (syntax, grammar) connector
  3. (sports, especially soccer) midfielder

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

קֶשֶׁר (késherm (plural indefinite קְשָׁרִים, singular construct קֶשֶׁר־, plural construct קִשְׁרֵי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. link, relationship
  2. contact, connection
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) conspiracy

Declension[edit]