سمس سمسر سمط


Q. 1سَمْسَرَ

, inf. n. سَمْسَرَةٌ, He acted as a سِمْسَار [q. v.]. (Ḳ.)

سِمْساَرٌ

A broker; or one who acts as an intermediary between the seller and the buyer, (Lth, Mgh, Ḳ,) for effecting the sale; whom people call دَلَّالٌ, because he directs the purchaser to the merchandise, and the seller to the price: (TA:) pl. سَمَاسِرَةٌ: (Mgh, Ḳ:) a Pers. word, arabicized: (Lth, Mgh:) or one who sells wheat to the people: (M, TA:) or (TA, in the Ḳ “ and ”) the possessor of a thing: (Ḳ:) or (TA, in the Ḳ “ and ”) one who has the care of a thing. (Ḳ.)
(tropical:) A messenger, or mediator, (سَفِيرٌ,) between two lovers or friends. (Ḳ.)
سِمْسَارُ الأَرْضِ (tropical:) He who is acquainted with the land, or country; (Ḳ;) an acute scrutinizer of its circumstances: (TA:) fem. with ة. (Ḳ.)
هُوَ ٱبْنُ سِمْسَارِهَا [app. means (assumed tropical:) He is the careful and skilful manager of it]. (Fr, TA voce حِلسٌ.)