, aor. زَلِجَ, inf. n. زَلْجٌ and زَلَجَانٌ and زَلِيجٌ; and ↓انزلج; He went a gentle pace: and he walked, or ran, quickly: (L:) or زَلْجٌ signifies the being quick in going and in other things: and the going quickly: (TA:) and زَلَجَانٌ, the advancing, or preceding, (O, Ḳ, TA,) quickly, (O,) or in journeying: (TA: [see also زَلَخَانٌ:]) or, as some say, the going a gentle pace. (TA.) You say of a she-camel, زَلَجَتْ, aor. زَلِجَ, inf. n. زَلْجٌ, She went swiftly, [appearing] as though she did not move her legs by reason of her swiftness. (Lth, TA.) And زَلَجَتْ occurring in a verse of Dhu-r-Rummeh, [app. referring to draughts of water,] is expl. as meaning They descended quickly into the entrance of the gullet, by reason of vehemence of thirst. (TA.) You say also, زَلَجَتْ رِجْلُهُ His foot slipped; as also زَلَخَتْ. (AZ, L and TA in art. زلخ.) And مَرَّ يَزْلِجُ, inf. n. زَلْجٌ and زَلِيجٌ, He, or it, passed, going lightly upon the ground. (Ṣ, Ḳ.) And, of an arrow, يَزْلِجُ عَلَى وَجْهِ الأَرْضِ [app. It goes along lightly upon the ground]: and يَمْضِى مَضَآءً زَلْجًا [app. meaning the same]. (TA.) And زَلَجَ السَّهْمُ, aor. زَلِجَ, inf. n. زُلُوجٌ and زَلِيجٌ, The arrow fell upon the ground, and did not go straight to the animal at which it was shot. (TA. [See also زَلَخَ.])―
زَلَجَ, aor. زَلِجَ, also signifies He escaped from difficulties, troubles, or distresses. (TA.)―
And He drank vehemently of anything. (TA.)
See also 4.