, [aor. يَزْنُو,] inf. n. زُنُوٌّ, It was, or became, strait, or narrow; a dial. var. of زَنَأَ; (ISd, Ḳ, TA;) said of a place. (TA.)
He straitened, or oppressed, him; made strait, or close, to him: (ISd, Ḳ:) it occurs thus, without ء, by poetic license, for زَنَّأَ, in a saying of a rájiz cited in art. شدخ, as an ex. of the word شَادِخَةٌ. (Ṣ in art. زنأ.)
زنّى also signifies He (a man) became lax in his joints. (TA in art. زن.)
: see what next follows, and also art. زنأ.
Strait, or narrow; (Ḳ;) as also
↓زَنَآءٌ: (TA in art. زنأ from the Fáïk; and in art. زن:) the former mentioned in this sense by IAạr; (TA;) applied to a bag, or other receptacle. (Ḳ, TA.) [See also زَنِىْءٌ, in art. زنأ.]
rel. n. from زِنًى: see the next article.