Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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انك انم انما


الأَنَامُ (T, M, Mṣb, Ḳ) andالآنَامُ↓ (Ḳ) andالأَنِيمُ↓, (M, Ḳ,) the last allowable in poetry, (M,) i. q. الخَلْقُ; (M, Ḳ, and Bḍ and Jel in lv. 9;) i. e. [Mankind; for such is the general meaning of الخَلْقُ, or] mankind and the jinn (or genii) and others: (Jel ubi suprà:) or the jinn and mankind: (T, Mṣb, Ḳ:) or what are on the face of the earth of all that are termed الخَلْق [or created beings]: (Lth, T, Mṣb:) or all that is on the face of the earth: (Ḳ:) or everything having a رُوح [i. e. soul, or spirit]: (Bḍ ubi suprà:) or every one who is subject to sleep. (TA [as though it were derived from النَّوْمُ.]) الانام is not mentioned by J, though occurring in the Ḳur-án. (TA.)


الأَنِيمُ: see above.


الآنَامُ: see above.

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