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I believe it's been out of copyright for a while. You can access the whole book online here: http://www.tyndalearchive.com/TABS/Jastrow/ It's also available on Google Books, though I only found Vol. 2 there.
OK, I'm going to answer it myself, based on the comments above. Mapping 1 Strongs entry -> possibly multiple BDB entries Apparently, because Hebrew words can be browsed by Strong's entry at concordances.org/hebrew, and each entry is linked to a BDB entry, then there is at most 1 BDB entry per Strong's entry, and the two are mapped (from Strongs to ...
Yoel's translation of החוטין צריך שיהיו טווין לשמ is "the threads should be twisted in groups of eight". I believe that this is incorrect. There are (at least) two steps in preparing the wool for tzitzis. One is the טוויה or the spinning of the wool to create single threads. The other is the שזירה or the twisting of the single threads to create a thicker ...
You might try taking a course in modern Hebrew grammar — which is pretty close to that used by the Mishna and to that used by the acharonim — or at least reading a book on it. Or on Biblical Hebrew grammar, which is also pretty close. But here are a few pointers that will help you look things up in a dictionary: The following letters might ...
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