, aor. بَرَهَ, inf. n. بَرَهٌ, or, as in some copies of the Ḳ, بَرَهَانٌ, (TA, [and so I find in an excellent copy of the Ḳ, but in the CK بُرْهَان,]) His body returned to a healthy state, or his health of body returned to him, or his bodily condition became good, after having been altered by disease. (IAạr, Ḳ. *) [The ه is perhaps a substitute for ء: see بَرِئَ.]
And He was, or became, white in person, or body and members. (Ḳ.)
See also بَرَهٌ, below.
He adduced the evidence or proof: (Mṣb, Ḳ:) but as to
↓بَرْهَنَ, meaning he manifested the evidence or proof, it is said, on the authority of IAạr, to be post-classical; the former being the correct word: (AA, T, Z, Mṣb, TA:) or the former signifies he adduced, or uttered, or did, wonderful things, and overcame men. (Ḳ.) Q. Q., or, as some say, Q., 1. بَرْهَنَ: see 4; and see art. برهن.
[perhaps an inf. n., of which the verb is
↓بَرِهَ,] Softness, thinness of skin, and plumpness, (Ḳ, TA,) of a woman; as also
↓بَرْهَةٌ A long space or period of time: (JK, Ṣ:) or a long time: (ISk, Ḳ:) or they have a more general sense; (Ḳ;) i. e. a space, or period, of time: pl. of the former بُرَهٌ and بُرْهَاتٌ and بُرَهَاتٌ and بُرَهَاتٌ. (Mṣb.) You say, أَتَتْ عَلَيْهِ بُرْهَةٌ مِنَ الدَّهْرِ and بَرْهَةٌ [A long space or period of time, or merely a space or period of time, passed over him]. (Ṣ.)
A white (IAạr, JK, Mṣb)
girl (IAạr, Mṣb)
or female: (JK:)
or a woman (Ṣ, Ḳ,) white and youthful:
or tender: (Ḳ:)
or that quivers, (Ḳ,)
or almost quivers, (Ṣ,) from sappiness, softness,
or tenderness: (Ṣ,* Ḳ:)
or that shines,
or glistens, by reason of her clearness [of complexion]
: or thin-skinned; appearing as though water were running upon her, by reason of her softness,
or tenderness: (TA:)
of the measure فَعَلْعَلَةٌ
, (Ṣ, TA,)
↓بُرَيْهَةٌ (JK, TA)
is bad, and seldom used. (TA.)
[White, or white and youthful, &c., soft, or beautiful, tender, like the shoot of the ben-tree breaking forth with leaves: the last word being made masc. by poetic license, for the sake of the metre.]
* بَرَهْرَهَةٌ رُؤَدَةً رَخْصَةٌ كَخُرْعُويَةِ البَانَةِ المُنْفَطِرْ *
[Hence, app.,] it is said to signify also A white knife, of clear, pure, or bright, iron. (TA.)
and بُرَيْهِرَهَةٌ: see بَرَهْرَهَةٌ.
, or بُرَيْرِيهَةٌ: see بَرَهْرَهَةٌ.
[app.] Having the body in a healthy state, or in good condition, after disease: and white in person, or body and members: [but whether it have both these significations, or only the latter of them, is not clear:] fem. بَرْهَآءُ. (Ḳ.)