Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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ازف ازق ازل

1. ⇒ أزق

أَزَقَ, aor. ـِ {يَأْزِقُ}; (Ḳ;) and أَزِقَ, aor. ـَ {يَأْزَقُ}; (IDrd, Ḳ;) inf. n. (of the former, TA) أَزْقٌ, (Ṣ, O, Ḳ,) and (of the latter, TA) أَزَقٌ, (IDrd, Ḳ,) or the latter is used by poetic licence for the former; (Aṣ, Ṣgh;) He, or it, (said of a man, MF, or of a man's bosom or mind, Ḳ,) became strait, or straitened; (IDrd, Ṣ,* O,* Ḳ, MF;) أَزْقٌ being thus syn. with أَزْلٌ: (Ṣ, O:) or it (a man's bosom or mind) became straitened in war or fight; (Ḳ;) or he (a man) became straitened in his bosom or mind, in war or fight: (TA:) as alsoتأزّق↓, with respect to both these significations; (Ḳ;) or this signifies it (a man's bosom or mind) became strait, or straitened; like تأزّل; (Fr, Ṣ;) andتآزق↓ signifies the same as تأزّق. (Z, in Golius.) [See also 10.]

Root: ازق - Entry: 1. Dissociation: B

أَزَقَهُ, inf. n. أَزْقٌ, He straitened him: the verb being trans. and intrans. (MF.)

5. ⇒ تأزّق

6. ⇒ تآزق

10. ⇒ استأزق

ٱسْتُؤْزِقَ عَلَى فُلَانٍ The place became strait to such a one, (Ḳ, TA,) so that he was unable to go forth [into it, to war or fight]. (TA.)


مَأْزِقٌ A place of straitness, or a strait place, (Ṣ, Ḳ, TA,) in which people fight. (TA.) And hence, A place of war or fight. (Ṣ.) And مَأْزِقُ العَيْشِ The place of straitness of life, or living. (Lḥ.) Pl. مَآزِقُ. (TA.)

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