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خَطَا, (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ, &c.,) aor. يَخْطُو, (Mṣb,) inf. n. خَطْوٌ; (Mṣb, Ḳ;) andاختطى↓; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) said of a man (Ṣ, Mṣb, TA) [and of a beast]; both signify the same; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) He stepped, paced, or walked; (MA, KL;) i. q. مَشَى; (M, Mṣb, Ḳ;) as also اِخْتَاطَ, [which see in art. خيط,] formed by transposition. (Ḳ.) You say, خَطَوْتُ خَطْوَةً وَاحِدَةً [I stepped one step]. (JK.) [And وَسَّعَ الخَطْوَ He stepped wide.] See also the last sentence of the next paragraph.
خطّى He made to pass over: so in the saying, خَطَّى ٱللّٰهُ نَوْءَهَا God made, or may God make, its (a land's) [rain-giving] star or asterism to pass it over, and not send rain upon it: (TA in art. خطأ:) but in this case the verb is, (Mgh in that art.,) or may be, (TA ibid.,) originally خَطَّطَ, the final ط being changed into ى. (Mgh and TA ibid. [See 2 in art. خطأ.]) Accord. to Fr, خَطَّى السَّهْمَ and خطأ are syn. [as meaning He made the arrow to pass over, or to miss, the mark]. (TA in art. خطأ.) One says also, in praying for a man, خُطِّىَ عَنْهُ السُّوْءُ [May evil be made to pass him; or] may evil be repelled from him: and one says also خُطِّىَ عَنْكَ May it be removed, or put away, from thee: (Ṣ, TA:) or خُطِّئَ عَنْكَ السُّوْءُ. (ISk, TA in art. خطأ.)
The vulgar say [to a she-ass and to a she-camel or other beast in a slippery or difficult place] خَطِّى, meaning اِمْشِى [for اِمْشِى رُوَيَدًا Step thou leisurely]: but the correct word is اُخْطُِى↓ [imperative fem. of خَطَا]. (TA.)
اخطاهُ He (a man) made him (another man) to step, pace, or walk. (Ṣ, TA.)
أَخْطَيْتُ for أَخْطَأْتُ: see the latter.
تَخَطَّيْتُهُ I stepped, or walked, over him, or it: (Mṣb:) or I passed over and beyond him, or it: (Ṣ:) or تخطّى النَّاسَ He went over the people, (رَكِبَهُمْ,) and passed beyond them; and soاِخْتَطَاهُمْ↓. (Ḳ.) One says, تَخَطَّيْتُ رِقَابَ النَّاسِ [I stepped over, walked over, passed over and beyond, or went over and passed beyond, the necks of the people]. (Ṣ, TA.) It is said in a trad. respecting Friday, [of one who came too late to the Friday-prayers, as is shown in the TA in art. انى,] رَأَى رَجُلًا يَتَخَطَّى رِقَابَ النَّاسِ He saw a man passing step by step [over the necks of the people who were already in their ranks in the mosque]. (TA. [See also Ḥar p. 83.]) One says also, فُلَانٌ لَا يَتَخَطَّى عَنِ الطُّنُبِ [Such a one will not step over, or beyond, or from, the tent-rope], meaning, will not go far from the tent for the purpose of voiding his excrement, by reason of his foulness and vileness and uncleanness. (TA.) And تَخَطَّيْتُ كَذَا (Ṣ, TA) I passed over [to such a thing or place or person]: (TA:) one should not say تَخَطَّأْتُ [in this sense], with ء. (Ṣ, TA.) [Hence the following tropical phrases.] تخطّاهُ المَكْرُوهُ ‡ [What was disliked or hated, or evil, passed over him; not alighting upon him]. (TA.) And تَخَطَّيْتُ إِلَيْهِ بِالمَكْرُوهِ ‡ [I passed over others to him with that which was disliked or hated, or evil; i. q. تَجَاوَزْتُ]. (TA.) And تخطّى عَنِّى بَصَرُكَ † [Thine eye, or thy sight, passed me over]. (Aboo-Turáb, TA in art. تيه.)
[Also † I overstepped it, or transgressed it; namely, a limit prescribed to me, &c.]
خَطْوَةٌ A step, or pace, as meaning a single act of stepping or pacing or walking: (JK, Ṣ, Ḳ, Mṣb:)pl. [of pauc.] خَطَوَاتٌ (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ) and [of mult.] خِطَآءٌ. (Ṣ.) Imra-el-Ḳeys says,
* لَهَا وَثَبَاتٌ كَوَثْبِ الشِّبَآءِ ** فَوَادٍ خِطَآءٌ وَوَادٍ مَطِرْ *
[She has bounds like the bounding of gazelles; and a valley is stepped over by her with leisurely steps, and a valley is trampled over by her rapidly as though it were rained upon]: (Ṣ:) i. e., one time she steps, and refrains from running; and one time she runs with a running resembling rain: but AO relates it otherwise, saying, فَوَادٍ خَطِيطٌ [lit. and a valley is not rained upon]: and some substitute كَصَوْبِ الخَرِيفِ [like the pouring rain of the autumn]. (IB, TA.) [See also what next follows.]
خُطْوَةٌ A step, or pace, as meaning the space between the two feet [in walking or running]: pl. (of pauc., Ṣ) خُطْوَاتٌ (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ) and خُطُوَاتٌ and خُطَوَاتٌ (Ṣ, Mṣb) and (of mult., Ṣ) خُطًى. (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ.) One says, قَرَّبَ ٱللّٰهُ عَلَيْكَ الخُطْوَةَ, meaning May God make short to thee the space, or distance. (TA.) And بَيْنَ القَوْلَيْنِ خُطٍى يَسِيرَةٌ † Between the two sayings is little difference. (TA.) لَا تَتَّبِعُوا خُطُوَاتِ الشَّيْطَانِ, in the Ḳur [ii. 163 &c.], means [Follow not ye] the ways of the Devil: (TA:) or the footsteps of the Devil: (JK:) here some read خُطْوَات; and some, accord. to Lth, خُطُؤَات, which Az pronounces to have no meaning. (TA.)
نَاقَتُكَ هٰذِهِ مِنَ المُتَخَطِّيَاتِ الجيف [the last word being app. الجِيَفَ] is a saying mentioned by AZ: (TA in the present art.:) or من المُتَخَطِّئَاتِ الجيف. (TA in art. خطأ, where see the explanation.)