جيع جيف جيل


1. (جيفجاف)

جَافَتِ الجِيفَةُ, aor. تَجِيفُ; (Ḳ;) andجيّفت↓, (Ṣ,* Ḳ,) inf. n. تَجْيِيفٌ; (Ṣ;) andاجتافت↓, (Ḳ,) [andتجيّفت↓, Golius, as from the Ḳ, but not found by me in any copy thereof,] andانجافت↓; (TA;) The dead body stank, or became stinking. (Ṣ,* Ḳ, TA.)


2. (جيّف)

جيّف He became a stinking dead body. (Mgh, KL.)

verb form: 2.(signification - A2)

5. (تجيّف)


7. (انجيفانجاف)


8. (اجتيفاجتاف)


جِيفَةٌ

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

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.)