, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) aor. شَقَاَ, (Ḳ,) inf. n. شَقْ ٌ and شُقُوْءٌ, said of the نَاب [or tush] (Ṣ, Ḳ) of a camel, (Ṣ,) It grew forth; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) it appeared; (TA;) as also شَكَأَ. (Ḳ in art. شكأ.) [See also شَقَّ.] شَاقِى, with the ء softened [or changed into ى], occurs in a verse of Dhu-r-Rummeh [for the part. n. شاقئ]. (TA.)
شَقَأَ رَأْسَهُ He divided his head; syn. شَقَّهُ: [meaning, his hair:] or he separated it (فَرَّقَهُ) [i. e. his hair] with the مِشْقَآء [or comb]: (Ḳ:) or شَقَأَ شَعَرَهُ بِالمُشْطِ, inf. n. شَقْءٌ, he separated his hair with the comb. (AZ, Ṣ.)
And شَقَأَهُ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) inf. n. شَقْءٌ, (Ṣ,) He hit his مَشْقَأ, i. e. the place of the parting of the hair of his head, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) with a staff, or stick. (Ṣ.)
Camels of the age when the نَاب [or tush] grows forth: and so شُوَيْكِئَةٌ: (Aṣ, TA:) [or شُوَيْكِيَّةٌ, q. v. in art. شوك.]
(Ṣ, Ḳ) and
↓مَشْقِئٌ, (Fr, O, TA,) like مَفْرَقٌ and مَفْرِقٌ, (O, TA,) The place of the parting of the hair of the head. (Fr, Ṣ, O, Ḳ.)
A comb; (IAạr, Ṣ, Ḳ;) as also
↓مشْقَأَةٌ, and مِشْقًا [or مِشْقًى]. (Ḳ: the last also mentioned in the Ḳ in art. شقو.)
: see مِشْقَأٌ.
Also i. q. مِدْرَاةٌ; (Ḳ;) [i. e. A thing, or an iron instrument, with which the head is scratched; or a thing like a large needle, with which the female hair-dresser adjusts, or puts in order, the locks of a woman's hair;] or a piece of wood, or stick, [like a skewer,] which a woman inserts in her hair; or a horn prepared for that purpose (TA) [or for adjusting the locks of a woman's hair: see مِدْرَاةٌ].