رهج رهدن رهط
Q. 1. (رهدن)
رَهْدَنَ, (TA,) inf. n. رَهْدَنَةٌ, (Ḳ, TA,) He circled in walking [like the bird called رَهْدَنٌ]: (Ḳ, TA:) or he was as though he circled in his gait. (Az, TA.) See رَهْدَنٌ.
He was, or became, slow, tardy, dilatory, late, or backward. (Ḳ, TA.) And He was, or became, restricted, or limited. (Ḳ, TA.) A poet, cited by IAạr to Th, says,
* فَجِئْتُ بِالنَّقْدِ وَلَمْ أُرَهْدِنْ *
i. e. [And I brought the cash, or ready money, and] was not slow, or tardy, &c., and was not restricted, or limited, with it. (TA.)
رَهْدَنٌ (Ṣ, Ḳ) andرُهْدَنٌ↓ andرِهْدَنٌ↓ (Ḳ) A certain bird, in Mekkeh, like the عُصْفُور [or sparrow]; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) as alsoرَهْدَنَةٌ↓, andرُهْدُنَّةٌ↓ andرُهْدُونٌ↓: (Ḳ:) and a certain bird resembling the جُمَّر, [which is said by Es-Sakháwee, cited in the Mṣb in art. حمر, to be the قُبَّر, i. e. lark,] except that it is أَدْبَس [i. e. brown, or of a colour between black and red, or of a dark, or an ashy, dust-colour, in which are redness and blackness], and is larger than the حُمَّر; as alsoرَهْدَنَةٌ↓: (Ṣ, TA:) pl. رَهَادِنُ: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) and رَهْدَلٌ, pl. رَهَادِلُ, signifies the same: (TA:) or the رُهْدُنَّة↓ is a bird resembling the قُنْبُرَة [or lark], that moves as though circling (تُرَهْدِنُ↓ كَأَنَّهَا تَسْتَدِيرُ) in her gait: (JK:) and accord. to the L, in art. حضب, the رَهْدَن is the قُنْبُر [or lark]. (TA in that art.)
† A coward: (Ḳ, TA:) as being likened to the bird so called. (TA.)
And † Foolish; stupid; or unsound, or deficient, in intellect or under- standing: (Ḳ:) or so the first word (رَهْدَنٌ): or a weak man: (JK:) pl. رَهَادِنَةٌ. (TA.)
رُهْدَنٌ: see the next preceding paragraph.
رُهْدُنٌ, without teshdeed, † A heavy [or slow] man. (JK.)
رِهْدَنٌ: see رَهْدَنٌ.
رَهْدَنَةٌ and رُهْدُنَّةٌ: see رَهْدَنٌ; for each in two places.
رُهْدُونٌ: see رَهْدَنٌ.
Also † A liar. (Ḳ.)