Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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1. ⇒ رصّ

رَصَّهُ, (Ṣ, M, A, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ,) aor. ـُ {يَرْصُصُ}, inf. n. رَصٌّ, (Ṣ, M, Mṣb,) He stuck it (a thing, Ṣ, Mgh) together, one part to another, (Ṣ, A, Mgh, Ḳ,) so that there might be no interstice in it; (Mgh;) joined it together; (Mṣb, Ḳ;) namely, a building; (Mṣb;) andرصّصهُ↓, (Ṣ,* Mgh, Ḳ,) inf. n. تَرْصِيصٌ, (Ṣ,) signifies the same; (Ṣ, Mgh, Ḳ;) and soرَصْرَصَهُ↓: (TA:) or these three verbs all signify he made it (a building) firm and compact: (M:) orرصرصه↓ signifies he made it (a building) firm and strong: (IDrd, Ḳ:) and رُصَّ, said of anything, it was made firm, and joined together. (M, TA.) And hence,رصِص↓ القُمْقُمَةَ He tied (شَدَّ [perhaps a mistranscription for سَدَّ he stopped up]) firmly the mouth of the قمقمة [a kind of vessel]. (Mgh.) And رَصَّ بَابَهُ He closed, or locked, his door; as also لَصَّهُ, q. v. (TA in art. لص.)

Root: رص - Entry: 1. Signification: A2

رَصَّتْ بَيْضَهَا She (a domestic hen, A, Ḳ, and an ostrich, A) made her eggs even, or level, with her bill (A, Ḳ) and her feet, to sit upon them. (A.)

Root: رص - Entry: 1. Signification: A3

2. ⇒ رصّص

see 1, in two places.

Root: رص - Entry: 2. Signification: A2

رَصَّصَتْ, (AZ, M,) inf. n. تَرْصِيصٌ, (AZ, Ṣ,) She (a woman) put on, or wore, her نِقَاب [a kind of face-veil] in such a manner that nothing was seen but her eyes: (AZ, Ṣ, M:) as also وَصَّصَتْ, (AZ, TA,) or وَصْوَصَتْ: (M:) وصّصت is of the dial. of Temeem. (AZ, TA.)

Root: رص - Entry: 2. Signification: A3

رصّصHe was importunate, or urgent, in asking, or begging. (Fr, TA.)

5. ⇒ ترصّص

6. ⇒ تراصّ

تراصّوا They placed themselves close together, (Ks, Ṣ, M, A, Ḳ,) in a rank, (Ṣ, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ,) in prayer, (A, TA,) and in battle, (TA,) so that there was no intervening space among them; (Ks;) as alsoارتصّوا↓: (A:) they placed themselves in a rank, or in ranks, in battle, and in prayer. (M.)

8. ⇒ ارتصّ

ارتصّت الجَنَادلُ The stones were stuck, or set close, together; as alsoترصّصت↓. (A.)

Root: رص - Entry: 8. Signification: A2

R. Q. 1. ⇒ رصرص

رَصْرَصَهُ: see 1, in two places.

Root: رص - Entry: R. Q. 1. Signification: A2

رَصْرَصَ فِى المَكَانِ He continued, or became fixed or settled, in the place. (IAạr, Ḳ.)


رَصَصٌ in the teeth is like لَصَصٌ; (M, TA;) andرَصِيصٌ↓ in the teeth signifies [the same, i. e.,] Nearness together. (A, TA.*)

Root: رص - Entry: رَصَصٌ Dissociation: B


رَصَاصٌ (Ṣ, M, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ) andرِصَاصٌ↓, (M,) or the latter is vulgar, (Ṣ,) and not allowable, (Ḳ,) or, accord. to AḤát, it is correct, and it is quoted by Ez-Zarkashee, and by certain of the Expositors of the Fṣ, and is the only form mentioned by AḤei, (TA,) and, accord. to some of the moderns, رُصَاصٌ↓ also, (MF,) andرَصَصٌ↓, (M, TA,) which is a contraction of the first, (TA,) [Lead;] a certain mineral, (M,) well known; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) i. q. عَلَابِىُّ; (Mgh;) pure Arabic; (IDrd;) so called because of the compactness of its particles: (IDrd, M:) it is of two kinds; the black, which is [also called] أُسْرُبٌّ, and أَبَّارٌ or إِبَارٌ [accord. to different copies of the Ḳ]; and white, which is [also called] قَلْعِىٌّ, and قَصْدِيرٌ [which is applied in the present day to tin, and pewter]: if a little thereof [of the former kind thereof accord. to the TA] be thrown into a cooking-pot, its flesh-meat will never become thoroughly cooked: and if a tree be encompassed by a ring thereof, its fruit will not drop, but will become abundant: (Ḳ:) and Abu-l-Hoseyn El-Medáïnee says, it used to be said, the drinking from a vessel thereof is a security against the colic: (TA:) رَصَاصَةٌ↓ signifies a piece thereof. (Mṣb.)




رَصُوصٌ: see أَرَصُّ.


رَصِيصٌ: see مَرْصُوصٌ, in two places.

Root: رص - Entry: رَصِيصٌ Signification: A2

A woman's [face-veil of the kind called] نِقَاب drawn near to her eyes. (AA, Ḳ.)

Root: رص - Entry: رَصِيصٌ Dissociation: B


رَصَاصَةٌ: see رَصَاصٌ.

Root: رص - Entry: رَصَاصَةٌ Signification: A2

Also, (accord. to a copy of the M,) orرَصَّاصَةٌ↓, with teshdeed, (Ḳ,) Stones cleaving to the circuit of a running spring; and soرَصْرَاصَةٌ↓: (Lth, M, Ḳ:) or رصاصة [in my copy of the A writtenرُصَاصَة↓] signifies a stone: and the pl. is رَصَائِصُ [which is reg. as pl. of either of the above-mentioned forms without teshdeed but not as pl. of that with teshdeed]. (A.) You say,رُصَّتْ↓ عَلَى القَبْرِ الرَّصَائِصُ The stones were heaped together upon the grave. (A.)

Root: رص - Entry: رَصَاصَةٌ Signification: A3

Hence,رُصَاصَةٌ↓, (as in the A,) orرَصَّاصَةٌ↓, (accord. to the Ḳ,)A niggard: (A, Ḳ:) likened to a stone. (A.)


رُصَاصَةٌ: see رَصَاصَةٌ, in two places.


رَصَّاصٌ [app., accord. to the TA, A manufacturer of lead: or] a seller of lead. (Meyd, in Golius.)


رَصَّاصَةٌ: see رَصَاصَةٌ, in two places.


رَصْرَاصَةٌ: see رَصَاصَةٌ.

Root: رص - Entry: رَصْرَاصَةٌ Signification: A2

Hard ground or land. (Ḳ.) This is its meaning accord. to IDrd. (TA.)


أَرَصُّ A man whose teeth are near together: (M, A, Ḳ:) fem. رَصَّآءُ. (M, A.)

Root: رص - Entry: أَرَصُّ Signification: A2

And the fem., applied to a woman, Impervia coëunti; as alsoرَصُوصٌ↓. (M.)

Root: رص - Entry: أَرَصُّ Signification: A3

رَصَّآءُ الفَخِذِيْنِ A woman whose thighs are close together. (A.)

Root: رص - Entry: أَرَصُّ Signification: A4

فَخِذٌ رَصَّآءُ A thigh that cleaves, or sticks, to its fellow. (O, Ḳ.)


أُرْصُوصَةٌ A [cap of the kind called] قَلَنْسُوَة like a melon. (O, Ḳ.)


مُرَصَّصٌ: see what follows, in two places.


مَرْصُوصٌ A building having its several parts stuck together, (Ṣ, A, Mgh, TA,) so that there is no interstice in it: (Mgh:) or a building made firm and compact: (M:) andمُرَصَّصٌ↓ signifies the same; (A, Mgh, TA;) and soرَصِيصٌ↓. (M, TA.) You say also,بَيْضٌ رَصِيصٌ↓ Eggs [set] one upon another. (Ḳ.)

Root: رص - Entry: مَرْصُوصٌ Signification: A2

A thing done over, or overlaid, (مَطْلِىٌّ,) with رَصَاص; as alsoمُرَصَّصٌ↓. (Ṣ, Ḳ.) بِئْرٌ مَرْصُوصَةٌ A well cased with رَصَاص. (Ibn-ʼAbbád, Ḳ.)

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