Word Summary
hōsanna: save, we pray
Original Word: ὡσαννά
Transliteration: hōsanna
Phonetic Spelling: (ho-san-nah')
Part of Speech: Hebrew Form (Indclinable)
Short Definition: save, we pray
Meaning: save, we pray
Strong's Concordance

Of Hebrew origin (yasha' and na'); oh save!; hosanna (i.e. Hoshia-na), an exclamation of adoration -- hosanna.

see HEBREW yasha'

see HEBREW na'

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5614: ὡσαννά

ὡσαννά (see WH. Introductory § 408; but L T ὡσαννά; see Tdf. Proleg., p. 107) (derived from Psalm 117:25 () נָּא הושִׁיָעה, i. e. 'save, I pray', the Sept. σῶσον δή; (in form the word seems to be the Greek reproduction of an abbreviated pronunciation of the Hebrew (הושַׁע־נָא); others would make it אושַׁעְנָא (`save us'); cf. Hilgenfeld, Evang. § Hebraeos (the old 1884 edition), p. 25 and p. 122; Kautzsch, Gram. d. Biblical-Aram., p. 1732), hosanna; be propitious: Matthew 21:9; Mark 11:9; John 12:13; with τῷ υἱῷ Δαυίδ added, be propitious to the Messiah, Matthew 21:9, 15 (cf. ὡσαννά τῷ Θεῷ Δαβίδ, 'Teaching' 10, 6 [ET] (where see Harnack's note)).