כסף ᴵ to long for.
— Qal - כָּסַף he longed for, yearned for.
— Niph. - נִכְסַף he longed for, yearned for.
— Hith. - הִתְכַּסֵּף he longed for, yearned.
— Hiph. - הִכְסִיף PBH 1 he became white, grew pale; PBH 2 it deteriorated; NH 3 he put to shame. [Aram. כְּסַף (was pale, was white; whence ‘was white for shame’, ‘was ashamed’), Arab. kasapha (= was colorless, was obscured, was eclipsed — said of the sun or the moon).] Derivatives: כָּסוּף ᴵ, כִּסּוּף, כְּסִיפָה, כְּסִיפוּת, כֹּסֶף, כִּסָּפוֹן, הַכְסָפָה ᴵ, מַכְסִיף, נִכְסָף, prob. also כֶּסֶף.