צוה to command, order.
— Pi. - צִוָּה 1 he commanded, ordered; 2 he appointed, charged.
— Pu. - צֻוָּה was commanded, was ordered.
— Nith. - נִצְטַוָּה was commanded, was ordered. [Arab. waṣā(y) (= he bound, united), waṣṣā(y) and auṣā(y) (= he enjoined, bequeathed), waṣiyya (= injunction, testament). For the differentiation of the Heb.–Aram. and Arab. stem by metathesis cp. Heb. חִוָּה (= he showed, declared), with Arab. waḥā(y) (= he inspired, revealed). cp. also לוה ᴵᴵ.] Derivatives: צַו, צַוָּאָה, צִוּוּי, מִצְוָה, מְצַוָּה, מְצַוָּה. cp. צִיּוֹן and צִיּוּן.