עקץ ᴵ to sting, prick.
    — Qal - עָקַץ 1 it stung, pricked; 2 (fig.) he made a stinging or sarcastic remark.
    — Niph. - נֶעֱקַץ MH 1 was stung, was pricked; PBH 2 was hurt through a stinging or sarcastic remark.
    — Pi. - עִקֵּץ it stung, pricked.
    — Pil. - עִקְצֵץ (see עקצץ). [Aram. עֲקַץ (= it stung, pricked), Syr. עַקֵּס (= it stung; said of a scorpion, serpent, etc.), Ethp‘ēl אֶתְעְקֵס (= he was stung, was pricked), Mand. אכצא (= it causes pain, hurts).] Derivatives: עֹקֶץ, עַקְצָנוּת, עָקוּץ, עֲקִיצָה, עוֹקְצָנוּת, עוֹקְצָנִי, מְעֻקָּץ.