حتف حتك حتم
حَتَكَ, aor. ـِ, inf. n. حَتْكٌ and حَتَكَانٌ, He walked with short steps, and quickly; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) said of a man (T, Ṣ) &c.; like رَتَكَ, except that this is said peculiarly of the camel: (T, TA:) andتحتّك↓ signifies the same; (ISd, Ḳ;) or he walked with a moving, or shaking, of his limbs, and with short steps. (TA.)
لَا أَدْرِى أَيْنَ حَتَكُوا (Ḳ,) or عَلَى أَىِّ وَجْهٍ حَتَكُوا, (Ṣ,) I know not whither, or in what direction, they went, or have gone. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
حَتَكَهُ, (Ḳ,) aor. ـِ, inf. n. حَتْكٌ, (TA,) He scraped it up; or searched, or sought, for it, or after it, in the dust, or earth; namely, a thing; syn. بَحَثَهُ. (Ḳ, TA. [In the CK, نَحَتَهُ.])
He (an ostrich, Ḳ, and any bird, TA) dug it up, or hollowed it out, (Ḳ, TA,) with his wings; (TA;) namely, sand, (Ḳ, TA,) and pebbles. (TA.)
حَتَكٌ: see حُوْتَكَةٌ.
حَتَكَةٌ A man despised and little in the eyes of others. (Az, TA.)
حِتِكَّى: see حَوْتَكَةٌ.
حَاتِكٌ Slow, or short in step, and lacking strength or power. (Az, TA.)
حَوْتَكٌ andحُوْتَكِىٌّ↓ Short, and lean, or emaciated, and small in body, or slender in the bones, (Az, Ṣ, Ḳ,) and short in step; (Az, TA;) applied to a man and to an ass: (TA:) or the former signifies anything short: (AZ, Th, TA:) or small in body, and mean, or ignoble: (Az, TA:) and↓ the latter, anything small, or young: (Ḥam p. 631:) and also, the latter, a man that eats vehemently. (Ibn-ʼAbbád, Ḳ.)
حَوْتَكَةٌ The manner of walking of him who is short; as alsoحِتِكَّى↓. (Ibn-ʼAbbád, Ḳ.)
Also sing. of حَوَاتِكُ, (Ibn-ʼAbbád, TA,) which signifies Ill-fed beasts. (Ibn-ʼAbbád, Ḳ.)
The same pl. also signifies Young ostriches: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) the little ones of ostriches; as alsoحَتَكٌ↓. (Ibn-ʼAbbád, Ḳ.)
حَوْتَكَانٌ Young children. (Ibn-ʼAbbád, TA.)
حَوْتَكِىٌّ: see حَوْتَكٌ, in two places.
حَوْتَكِيَّةٌ A certain kind of turban, worn by the Arabs: (Sh, Ḳ:) said by some to be so called after a man named حَوْتَكٌ, who wore it. (TA.)