Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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اكل اكم ال

2. ⇒ أكّم

تَأْكِيمٌ The being big in the كَفَل [i. e. the hinder parts, or posteriors, also termed مَأْكَمَةٌ]. (O, Ḳ.) You say, أَكَّمَتِ المَرْأَةٌ The woman was large in the كَفَل. (TḲ.)

10. ⇒ استأكم

استأكم It (a place) became what are termed أَكَم, q. v. (Ḳ.)

Root: اكم - Entry: 10. Dissociation: B

استأكم مَجْلِسَهُ He (a man, TA) found his sitting-place to be plain, smooth, soft, or easy to sit upon. (Ḳ.)


أَكَمٌ: see what next follows.


أَكَمَةٌ A hill, or mound, syn. تَلٌّ, (Mṣb, Ḳ,) [in an absolute sense, or] of what is termed قُفّ [q. v.], (Ḳ,) or, as in the M, (TA,) of a single collection of stones: or it is inferior to mountains: or a place that is more elevated than what is around it, and is rugged, not to the degree of being stone: (Ḳ:) or an isolated mountain: (Ḳ voce جَبَلٌ:) or an eminence like what is termed رَابِيَة: a collection of stones in one place, sometimes rugged and sometimes not rugged: (Mṣb:) or i. q. قُفٌّ, except that the اكمة is higher and greater: (ISh, TA:) or what is higher than the قُفّ, compact and round, rising into the sky, abounding with stones: (TA:) pl. أَكَمَاتٌ (Ṣ, Mṣb) andأَكَمٌ↓, [or this is rather a coll. gen. n. of which أَكَمَةٌ is the n. un.,] (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ,) and إِكَامٌ, (Ḳ, TA,) or this is pl. of أَكَمٌ, (Ṣ, Mṣb, TA,) and أُكُمٌ, (Ḳ, TA,) or this is pl. of إِكَامٌ, (Ṣ, Mṣb, TA,) and آكَامٌ [a pl. of pauc.], (Ḳ,) or this is pl. of أُكُمٌ, (Ṣ, Mṣb, TA,) and آكُمٌ [which is also a pl. of pauc.], (IJ, Ḳ,) or this is a pl. of أَكَمٌ: (TA:) IHsh says that أَكَمٌ is the only word like ثَمَرٌ in its series of pls.; for its sing. [or n. un.] is أَكَمَةٌ, and the pl. of this [or the coll. gen. n.] is أَكَمٌ, and the pl. of this is إِكَامٌ, and the pl. of this is أُكُمٌ, and the pl. of this is آكَامٌ, and the pl. of this is أَكَامِيمُ [or أَوَاكِيمُ?]. (MF in art. ثمر.) It is said in a prov., used in ridiculing any one who has told of his committing some fault, not desiring to reveal it, جُسْتُمُونِى وَوَرَآءَ الأَكَمَةِ مَا وَرَآءَهَا [in which I think the first word to be a mistranscription, for جِئْتُمُونِى, and the literal meaning to be, Ye have come to me; but behind the hill is what is behind it]: related on the authority of Zeyd Ibn-Kethweh. (TA.) And one says, لَا تَبُلْ عَلَى أَكَمةٍ, meaning ‡ Publish not what is secret of thine affair. (TA.)

مَأْكَمٌ / مَأْكِمٌ

مَأْكَمٌ and مَأْكِمٌ: see what next follows.


مَأْكَمَةٌ, (El-Fárábee,) or مَأْكِمَةٌ, (Ṣ,) or both, andمَأْكَمٌ↓ andمَأْكِمٌ↓, (IAth, Ḳ,) The hinder part, posteriors, buttocks, or rump, of a woman; syn. عَجِيزَةٌ: (Ṣ:) or a portion of flesh on the head of the وَرِك [or haunch]; one of two such portions: (Zj in his “Khalk el-Insán,“and Ḳ:) or these are two protuberances of flesh on the heads of the upper parts of the وَرِكَانِ [or haunches]; on the right and left: (TA:) or they are two portions of flesh conjoining the عَجُز [or buttocks] and the مَتْنَانِ [or two portions of flesh and sinew next the back-bone, on each side]; (Ḳ, TA;) or, as in the Nh, conjoining the عَجْب [or rump-bone] and the متنان: or two portions of flesh at the root of the وَرِكَاِ: (TA:) pl. مَآكِمُ. (Ṣ, Ḳ.) Lḥ mentions the saying, إِنَّهُ لَعَظِيمُ المآكِمِ [Verily he is big in the hinder parts]; as though they called every portion thereof مأكم. (TA.) And one says in reviling a person, يَا ٱبِنَ أَحْمَرِ المَأْكَمَةِ, meaning O son of him who is red in the سَفِلَةِ. (TA.)


مُؤَكِّمَةٌ: see what follows.


مُؤَاكِمَةٌ [in the CK, erroneously, مُؤاكَمَة] andمُؤَكِّمَةٌ↓ She who is large in the مَأْكَمَتَانِ. (Ḳ.)

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