, (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.
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,
&c., and was not restricted,
with it. (TA.)
(Ṣ, Ḳ) and
↓رِهْدَنٌ (Ḳ) A certain bird, in Mekkeh, like the عُصْفُور [or sparrow]; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) as also
↓رُهْدُونٌ: (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 also
↓رَهْدَنَةٌ: (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 (كَأَنَّهَا تَسْتَدِيرُ
↓تُرَهْدِنُ) in her gait: (JK:) and accord. to the L, in art. حضب, the رَهْدَن is the قُنْبُر [or lark]. (TA in that art.)
(assumed tropical:) A coward: (Ḳ, TA:) as being likened to the bird so called. (TA.)
And (assumed tropical:) 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.)
: see the next preceding paragraph.
, without teshdeed, (assumed tropical:) A heavy [or slow] man. (JK.)
and رُهْدُنَّةٌ: see رَهْدَنٌ; for each in two places.
: see رَهْدَنٌ.
Also (assumed tropical:) A liar. (Ḳ.)