ضحك ضحل ضحو


1ضَحَلَ

, (O, Ḳ,) aor. ضَحَلَ, (Ḳ,) said of water, It was, or became, shallow, (O, Ḳ, TA,) and little in quantity. (TA.) And said of a pool of water left by a torrent, Its water became little in quantity. (Ḳ.)

4مَا أَضْحَلَ خَيْرَكَ

means مَا أَقَلَّهُ [i. e. (assumed tropical:) How little, or scanty, is thy goodness, or bounty, or beneficence!]. (TA.)

Q. Q. 4اِضْمَحَلَّ

, (Ṣ, O, Ḳ,) mentioned in the Ḳ in a separate art., its author, and some others, holding the م to be radical, but most of the leading authorities on inflection hold it, with J [and Ṣgh and Fei], to be augmentative; (TA;) and اِمْضَحَلَّ, (Ṣ, O, Mṣb, Ḳ,) of the dial. of the Kilá- bees, mentioned by AZ, formed by transposition of the م; (Ṣ, O, TA;) and اِمْضَحَنَّ, (Ḳ,) formed by substitution, mentioned by Yaạḳoob; (TA;) It (a thing, Ṣ, O) went away; (Ṣ, O, Mṣb, Ḳ;) and came to nought. (Mṣb.)
And said of clouds (سَحَاب), They became removed, or cleared off. (Ṣ, O, Mṣb, Ḳ.)
And i. q. اِنْحَلَّ [It became untied, or undone, &c.]. (Ḳ.)

ضَحْلٌ

A small quantity of water, (Ṣ, M, O, Ḳ,) upon the ground, (M, Ḳ,) shallow, (M,) not deep; (Ḳ;) i. q. ضَحْضَاحٌ; (Ṣ, O;) or the latter has a more general meaning, applying to little or much: (TA:) accord. to some, such that the bottom of it appears: (MF, TA:) or a small quantity of water in a source, or fountain, and in a well, and in a hot spring, and the like; or in a pool left by a torrent, and the like: or water little in quantity; or near in place: (TA:) pl. [of pauc.] أَضْحَالٌ and [of mult.] ضُحُولٌ and ضِحَالٌ. (Ḳ.)
Hence, (Ṣ, O,) أَتَانُ الضَّحْلِ (Ṣ, O, Ḳ) i. e. A mass of rock of which part is covered by the water and part is protruding; (O;) expl. [more fully and variously] in art. اتن; (Ḳ;) so called because the water does not cover it by reason of its paucity. (Ṣ, O.)
[Hence also,] one says, إِنَّ خَيْرَكَ لَضَحْلٌ i. e. [(assumed tropical:) Verily thy goodness, or bounty, or beneficence, is] little. (TA.)

غَدِيرٌ ضَاحِلٌ

A pool, left by a torrent, the water of which has become shallow and has then gone away. (Sh, TA.)

مَضْحَلٌ

The place of a ضَحْل: (M, TA:) or a place in which is little water: (O, Ḳ:) the mirage (سَرَاب) is likened thereto: (TA:) pl. مَضَاحِلُ; (O, TA;) to which Ru-beh, (O,) or El-'Ajjáj, (TA,) likens clouds. (O, * TA.)