Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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1. ⇒ أنح

أَنَحَ, aor. ـِ {يَأْنِحُ}, inf. n. أَنْحٌ and أَنِيحٌ and أَنُوحٌ, He (a man, Ṣ) breathed hard, or violently, in consequence of heaviness, or oppression, experienced by him as an effect of disease, or of being out of breath, (Ṣ, Ḳ, TA,) as though he made a reiterated hemming in his throat, (كَأَنَّهُ يَتَنَحْنَحُ,) and did not speak clearly, or plainly: (Ṣ, TA:) or he made a reiterated hemming in his throat (تَنَحْنَحَ), when asked for a thing, by reason of niggardliness: (L:) or he uttered a long, or vehement, sigh, or a kind of groaning sound, (زَفَرَ,) when asked for a thing. (A.) You say, يَأْنِحُ عَلَى مَالِهِ He utters a long, or vehement, sigh, or a kind of groaning sound, over his property [from unwillingness to part with it]. (A.)

Root: انح - Entry: 1. Signification: A2

It is said in a trad. of Ibn-ʼOmar, رَأَى رَجُلًا يَأْنِحُ بِبَطْنِهِ, meaning, [it is asserted, though this seems doubtful, He saw a man] raising, or lifting, his belly with an effort, oppressed by its weight: from أُنُوحٌ in the last of the senses assigned to it below. (TA.)



أَنُوحٌ: see آنِحٌ, in two places.


أُنُوحٌ: [see 1:] it is also explained as signifying A sound like that which is termed زَفِيرٌ, arising from grief, or anger, or repletion of the belly, or jealousy: (L:) a sound accompanied by a reiterated hemming in the throat (صَوْتٌ مَعَ تَنَحْنُحٍ): (Aṣ:) and a sound that is heard from a man's inside, with breathing, and a shortness of breath, or panting for breath, which affects fat men; as alsoأَنِيحٌ↓. (L.)


أَنِيحٌ: see أُنُوحٌ. [See also 1.]


أَنَّاحٌ: see آنِحٌ.


آنِحٌ act. part. n. of 1; A man breathing hard, or violently,, &c.: and a man who, when he is asked for a thing, makes a reiterated hemming in his throat (يَتَنَحْنحُ), by reason of niggardliness; as alsoأَنُوحٌ↓, andأُنَّحٌ↓, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) andأَنَّاحٌ↓: (Lḥ:) orأَنُوحٌ↓ signifies a man who hangs back from, or falls short of, doing generous deeds; as also أَزُوحٌ: (El-Ghanawee and Ṣ in art. ازح, and TA in the present art.:) and is also applied to a horse, meaning that runs, and makes a kind of groaning noise; إِذَا جَرَى فَزَفَرَ: this is the right reading in the Ḳ: in some copies اذا جرى قَرْقَرَ [that makes a rumbling sound in his belly when he runs]: (TA:) the pl. of آنِحٌ is أُنَّحٌ. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)

Root: انح - Entry: آنِحٌ Signification: A2

آنِحَةٌ, applied to a female, signifies Short. (Ḳ.)

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