maṣṣartu  [EN.NUN : ]  ([NU.NUN : ])

[Army]

1) observation , watch , guard , vigilance ; :rabi maṣṣar(ā)tim : the captain of the guards ; ša maṣṣartu / bēl maṣṣartu : a guard / ward , a watchman , a sentinel , a look-out ; : bīt maṣṣartu : the guard-room ; maṣṣartu naṣāru(m) : to stand guard , to be on sentry duty , to observe / gaze at stars (astronomy ; maṣṣarat : at first watch ; maṣṣartu ḫašîm : the guard of the lungs / bronchia (?) ; 2) a depot , a warehouse , a (safe / secure) storing place ; 3) safe custody , proper care ;

Cf. naṣāru, maṣṣar ēni, maṣṣar bābi, maṣṣar qabli, maṣṣarūtu, ša-maṣṣarti, maṣṣuru