سنبق سنبك سنبل


سُنْبُكٌ

[mentioned in the Ṣ and Mṣb in art. سبك, and said in the latter to be of the measure فُنْعُلٌ, The toe of a horse or mule or ass; i. e.] the extremity of the fore part of the solid hoof; (Ṣ, Mṣb;) or the extremity of the solid hoof (Lth, O, Ḳ) and its two sides anteriorly: (Lth, O:) pl. سَنَابِكُ. (Ṣ, O, Mṣb.)
(assumed tropical:) The extremity (T, O, Ḳ, TA) of the نَعْل [or iron shoe at the lower end of the scabbard], (T, TA,) or of the حِلْيَة [or gold or silver ornament], (O, Ḳ,) of a sword. (T, O, Ḳ, TA.)
(assumed tropical:) The قَوْنَس [or tapering top] of an iron helmet. (O, Ḳ,)
Of a بُرْقَع (assumed tropical:) The شِبَام [meaning each, or either, of the two threads, or strings, of the face-veil called برقع, by which the woman draws and binds the two upper corners to the back of her head]: (Ḳ, TA: [in the CK, شِيام is erroneously put for شِبَام:]) the سَنَابِك of the برقع are its شُبُم. (O.)
(assumed tropical:) A rugged region or tract of the earth or land, in which is little, or no, good: (Ṣ, O, Mṣb, Ḳ:) likened to the سنبك of the solid hoof. (Ṣ, O.) And سَنَابِكُ الأَرْضِ (assumed tropical:) The extremities of the earth or land. (TA.)
(assumed tropical:) The first of rain: (O, Ḳ:) and, (TA,) as some say, (Mṣb,) of anything. (Mṣb, TA.) One says, أَصَابَتْنَا سُنْبُكٌ السَّمَآءِ (assumed tropical:) [The first of the rain fell upon us]. (TA.) And one says also, سُنْبُكٌ مِنْ كَذَا (assumed tropical:) Preceding such a thing. (O, Ḳ.) And كَانَ ذٰلِكَ عَلَى سُنْبُكِهِ (assumed tropical:) That was in the time thereof, (O, Ḳ, TA,) and in the first thereof. (TA.)
It is also said to signify The [tax called] خَرَاج: (O:) so says IAạr. (TA.)
And A sort of run. (Ḳ.)