Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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ازب ازج ازر

2. ⇒ أزّج

أزّج, inf. n. تَأْزِيجٌ, (Mṣb, Ḳ,) He built a structure of the kind called أَزَجٌ, and made it long: (Ḳ:) or he built a house, or chamber, in the form of what is so called. (Mṣb.)


أَزَجٌ A certain kind of structure; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) or a house, or chamber, built in a long, or an oblong, form; (Mgh, L, Mṣb;) called in Persian أُوِسْتَانٌ, (Mgh, L,) and also, in the same language, سَغْ, and كَمَرْ: (Mgh:) [i. e. an oblong, arched, or vaulted, structure or edifice; (such as a bridge; see قَنْطَرَةٌ;) a portico, gallery, or piazza; accord. to Golius and Freytag, ædificii genus oblongum et fornicatum, porticus instar; to which Freytag adds, portæ arcus superior:] or, accord. to some, a roof: (Mṣb:) pl. [of pauc.] آزَاجٌ (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ) and آزُجٌ (Ṣ, Ḳ) and [of mult.] إِزَجَةٌ. (Ḳ.)

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