خفق خفو خفى


1خَفَا

, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) aor. يَخْفُو, (Ṣ,) inf. n. خَفْوٌ (Ṣ, Ḳ) and خُفُوٌّ; (ISd, Ḳ;) and خَفَى, aor. يَخْفِى, inf. n. خًفْىٌ; (Ṣ, TA;) and خَفِىَ, aor. يَخْفَى, inf. n. خَفْىٌ; (Kr, TA;) said of lightning, It flashed, gleamed, or shone, (Ṣ, Ḳ, TA,) faintly, extending sideways in the adjacent tracts of cloud: when it flashes, gleams, or shines, a little, and then ceases, not extending sideways, it is termed وَمِيضٌ; and when it cleaves the clouds, and extends high, into the midst of the sky, without going to the right and left, it is termed عَقِيقَةٌ: (Ṣ, TA:) accord. to A ʼObeyd, خَفْوٌ signifies the extending of lightning sideways in the tracts of the sky. (TA.)
And خَفَا, (Ḳ,) inf. n. خَفْوٌ, (TA,) It (a thing) appeared. (Ḳ, TA. [See also خَفِىَ, in art. خفى.])

خِفْوَةٌ

i. q. خِفْيَةٌ, (Ḳ, TA, [in the CK, erroneously, خَفِيَّة,]) an inf. n. of خَفِيتُ لَهُ as syn. with اِخْتَفَيْتُ, (Ḳ * and TA in art. خفى, q. v.,) the و and ى being interchangeable. (TA.)