קשׁשׁ ᴵ to gather, assemble (esp. straw or stubble).
— Qal - קָשַׁשׁ he gathered, assembled (esp. straw or stubble).
— Pol. - קוֹשֵׁשׁ (of s.m.).
— Hith. - הִתְקוֹשְׁשׁוּ they gathered themselves together (in the Bible occurring only Zeph. 2:1 in the imper.). [Related to Syr. קַשׁ, Arab. qashsha (= he collected, gathered). The orig. meaning prob. was ‘to become dry’. cp. Arab. qashsha in the sense ‘became dry, dried up, shriveled up, withered’. Base of קַשׁ. cp. קשׁשׁ ᴵᴵ.] Derivatives: קָשׁוּשׁ, קִשּׁשֶׁת.