Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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رحب رحض رحق

1. ⇒ رحض

رَحَضَ, (Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ,) aor. ـَ {يَرْحَضُ}, (A, Mṣb, Ḳ,) or ـُ, (so in two copies of the Ṣ,) or both, (L, TA,) inf. n. رَحْضٌ, (Ṣ, Mṣb) and تَرْحَاضٌ, [but this is an intensive form,] (TA,) He washed (Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ) a thing, (A, Ḳ,) or garment, (Ṣ, A, Mṣb,) and his hand; (Ṣ;) as alsoارحض↓ (IDrd, Ḳ,) which latter is of the dial. of El-Ḥijáz. (IDrd.) You say also,هٰذِهِ سَوْءَةٌ لَا يُرْحِضُهَا↓ عَنْكَ شَىْءٌ[This is a disgrace which nothing will wash from thee]. (A: [but the last word is not in the copy from which I quote.])

Root: رحض - Entry: 1. Signification: A2

رُحِضَ, (inf. n. as above, AZ, AAF,)He (a person suffering from fever) was, or became, affected with what is termed رُحَضَآء [q. v.]: (Lth, Ṣ, A, Ḳ:) or he sweated, and his sweat became abundant upon the sides of his forehead above the temples, in his sleeping or waking, but only in consequence of disease. (AZ, AAF.)

4. ⇒ ارحض

see above {1}, in two places.

8. ⇒ ارتحض

ارتحضHe became disgraced, or put to shame. (AA, O, Ḳ.)


رَحْضٌ A garment, or piece of cloth, washed until it has become worn out. (IAạr.)

Root: رحض - Entry: رَحْضٌ Signification: A2

A small worn-out skin: a worn-out مَزَادَة [or leathern water-bag]. (Ṣgh, Ḳ.)


رُحَضَآءُSweat; absolutely: (TA:) or the sweat of fever: (Lth, A, TA:) or sweat following fever: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) or fever with sweating: (TA:) or sweat that washed the skin by reason of its abundance: (Ḳ:) often used to signify the sweat of fever and of disease. (TA.)


رُحَاضٌ[The state of being affected with what is termed رُحَضَآء;] a subst. from رُحِضَ, (Ḳ,) or from رُحَضَآء. (IDrd.)


رَحِيضٌ Washed; (Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ;) applied to a garment [&c.]; (Ṣ, A;) as alsoمَرْحُوضٌ↓ (Ṣ, Ḳ) andمُرْحَضٌ↓. (TA.)


رُحَاضَةٌ Washings. (Lḥ.)


مُرْحَضٌ: see رَحِيضٌ.


مِرْحَضَةٌ A place [or tank] in which one washes his limbs, performing the ablution termed وُضُوْء: (A, TA:*) or a thing in which one performs that ablution, like the كَنِيف: (Lth, Ḳ:) andمِرْحَاضَةٌ↓ a thing with which one performs that ablution, like the [kind of vessel called] تَوْر. (IAạr.)

Root: رحض - Entry: مِرْحَضَةٌ Signification: A2


مِرْحَاضٌ A piece of wood with which a garment, or piece of cloth, is beaten (Ṣ, A,* Ḳ) when it is washed. (Ṣ, A.*)

Root: رحض - Entry: مِرْحَاضٌ Signification: A2

A vessel of the kind called إِجَّانَة, or of the kind called طَسْت, in which clothes are washed: (A:) andمِرْحَضَةٌ↓ signifies a vessel of the kind called إِجَّانَة; because clothes are washed in it. (Lḥ.)

Root: رحض - Entry: مِرْحَاضٌ Signification: A3

A place of washing: (Mgh, Mṣb:) or a place in which one washes himself. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)

Root: رحض - Entry: مِرْحَاضٌ Signification: A4

And hence, ‡ A privy: (Ṣ,* A, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ:) pl. مَرَاحِيضُ (Ṣ, Mgh) and مَرَاحِضُ. (TA.)


مَرْحُوضٌ: see رَحِيضٌ.

Root: رحض - Entry: مَرْحُوضٌ Signification: A2


مِرْحَاضَةٌ: see مِرْحَضَةٌ.

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