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1جَافَتِ الجِيفَةُ

, aor. تَجِيفُ; (Ḳ;) and جيّفت, (Ṣ, * Ḳ,) inf. n. تَجْيِيفٌ; (Ṣ;) and اجتافت, (Ḳ,) [and تجيّفت, Golius, as from the Ḳ, but not found by me in any copy thereof,] and انجافت; (TA;) The dead body stank, or became stinking. (Ṣ, * Ḳ, TA.)

2جيّف

He became a stinking dead body. (Mgh, KL.)
See also 1.

جِيفَةٌ

[A carcass, or corpse, i. e.] a dead body [of a beast or a man], that has become stinking; (Ṣ, Mgh, Ḳ;) or, as some say, in a general sense; [whether stinking or not:] (TA:) or, of beasts and cattle, an animal that has died a natural death, or been killed otherwise than in the manner prescribed by the law, and has become stinking: (Mṣb:) [and the corpse of a man: (see جَيَّافٌ:)] pl. [of mult.] جِيَفٌ (Ṣ, Mgh, Mṣb, Ḳ) and [of pauc.] أَجْيَافٌ. (Ṣ Ḳ.) [Hence,] جِيفَةُ لَيْلٍ قُطْرُبُ نَهَارٍ One who sleeps all the night, and labours all the day. (TA from a trad. [See also art. قطرب.]) IDrd mentions this word in art. جوف, holding the ى to be originally و. (TA.)

جَيَّافٌ

A rifler, or ransacker, of graves; (Ḳ, TA;) because he removes the [grave-] clothes from the corpses, and takes them; or, as some say, because of the stinking nature of his act. (TA.)