Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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رستق رسح رسخ

1. ⇒ رسح

رَسحَ, aor. ـَ {يَرْسَحُ}, inf. n. رَسَحٌ, (L, Mṣb,) He had little flesh, or was scant of flesh, in his posteriors and thighs: or he had small buttocks, sticking together: (L:) or he had little flesh in his thighs. (Mṣb.)

4. ⇒ ارسح

ارسح It rendered a person scant of flesh in the posteriors (Ṣ, A) and thighs. (Ṣ.)


رَسَحٌ Paucity of flesh in the posteriors (Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ) and thighs: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) or smallness of the buttocks, and their sticking together: (L:) or paucity of flesh in the thighs. (Mṣb.)


رَسِحٌ Having little flesh in his thighs. (Mṣb.) [See also what follows.]


أَرْسَحُ A man (Ṣ, L) having little flesh in his posteriors (Ṣ, A, L) and thighs: (Ṣ, L:) or having small buttocks, sticking together: (L:) fem. رَسْحَآءُ; applied to a woman: (Ṣ, A, L:) pl. رُسْحٌ. (Ṣ, Ḳ.) [See also رَسِحٌ.] الأَرْسَحُ means The wolf: (TA:) [for] every wolf is [termed] أَرْسَح because of the lightness [of the flesh] of his haunches: (Ṣ, A,* Ḳ:) and so is the سِمْع [a mongrel beast, the offspring of a wolf begotten from the hyena]. (TA.)

Root: رسح - Entry: أَرْسَحُ Signification: A2

Also, the fem., A foul, an ugly, or an unseemly, woman: (Ḳ, TA:) though disapproved by MF. (TA.)

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