دهقن دهليز دهم


دِهْلِيزٌ

[An entrance-passage of a house; an entrance-hall; a vestibule;] what is between the [outer] door or gate and the house; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) the place of entrance to a house: (Mṣb:) a Persian word, (Ṣ, Mṣb,) originally داليج, and داليز, and دالان, and, as some say, دَلِيجٌ, (Lth,) arabicized: (Lth, Ṣ, Mṣb:) [also, in modern Arabic, an ante- chamber: and the anterior apartment of a large tent or pavilion: accord. to the MA, a large tent: accord. to some copies of the Ḳ, i. q. جَيْئَةٌ: accord. to some, خَنِيَّةٌ, which reading is preferred by the author of the TḲ, who explains دهليز, from the “Burhán,” as meaning “absurd words:” accord. to some, حَنِيَّةٌ, which I think the right reading, meaning a bowed, or curved, structure: Golius seems to have found another reading in the Ḳ, namely, حَيَّةٌ:] pl. دَهَالِيزُ. (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ.)
[Hence,] أَبْنَآءُ الدَّهَالِيزِ (assumed tropical:) Foundlings, (Ḳ, * TA,) whose fathers are unknown. (TA.) [They are so called because they are generally abandoned at the entrances of mosques or private houses, whence they are usually taken by persons who adopt them.]