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1. (عيثعاث)

عَاثَ, aor. يَعِيثُ, inf. n. عَيْثٌ (Ṣ, O, Ḳ) and عُيُوثٌ and عَيَثَانٌ, (TA,) He acted corruptly; or made, or did, mischief; syn. أَفْسَدَ: (Ṣ, O, Ḳ:) or, accord. to Az, he hastened, or was hasty or quick, in so acting: (TA:) accord. to Er-Rághib, عَيْثٌ and عُثِىٌّ, or عِثِىٌّ, and عُثُوٌّ are nearly alike; but عَيْثٌ is mostly used in relation to that which is perceived by sense; and عثىّ and عثوّ, in relation to that which is perceived by the [mind or] judgment: some say that عثوّ is the “acting corruptly in the utmost degree:” and some, that it is the “acting wrongfully, injuriously, or unjustly;” and sometimes does not involve the acting corruptly: (MF, TA:) Lḥ says that عَثِىَ is of the dial. of El-Ḥijáz, and is the [more] approved form; and عاث is of the dial. of the BenooTemeem, who say, لَا تَعِيثُوا فِى الأَرْضِ [Act not ye corruptly, or do not ye mischief, in the earth]. (TA.) Hence one says, عاث الذِّئْبُ فِى الغَنَمِ The wolf made, or did, mischief among the sheep or goats; syn. أَفْسَدَ. (Ṣ, A, O.) And عِيثِى جَعَارِ [Do mischief, O she-hyena]: a prov. used in declaring a thing to be vain, or false. (Ḳ in art. جعر.) And عاث فِى مَالِهِ He dissipated his property; or squandered, and wasted, or ruined, it: and he expended it quickly. (TA.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A2)

عاث, aor. and inf. ns. as above, also signifies He took without gentleness. (L.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A3)

And عاث, inf. n. عَيْثٌ, He ventured upon an affair not caring what he fell upon. (AA.)


2. (عيّث)

عيّث, (Ṣ, O, Ḳ,) inf. n. تَعْيِيثٌ, (Ṣ, O,) He searched [or groped] for a thing with the hand, without his seeing it: (Ṣ, O, Ḳ:) or, said of a blind man, he searched [or groped] for a thing: and, said of a man possessing sight, he searched [or groped] for a thing in the dark: written by Kr with غ. (L.) [It is said in the TA, in art. غيث, that ISd thought عيّث, with the unpointed ع, to be a mistranscription; but that it is correct.]

verb form: 2.(signification - A2)

And hence, عيّث فِى الكِنَانَةِ He put his hand into the quiver to search for an arrow: (TA:) or he turned about his hand in the quiver to search for the arrow. (A.)

verb form: 2.(signification - A3)

عيّث يَفْعَلُ كَذَا He set about, began, or commenced, doing such a thing. (O, Ḳ.)

verb form: 2.(signification - A4)

عَيَّثَتْ طَيْرُهُ [lit.] His birds [from which he augured] became confused to him; [meaning † his affairs, or case, became confused and perplexing to him]; syn. اِخْتَلَطَتْ عَلَيْهِ. (O, Ḳ.) [See also غَيَّمَ.]

verb form: 2.(signification - A5)

عيّث فِى السَّنَامِ He made a mark, or an impression, upon the camel's hump with a knife. (TA.)


5. (تعيّث)

تعيّثتِ الإِبِلُ The camels drank less than what would satisfy their thirst. (O, Ḳ.)


عَيْثَةٌ

عَيْثَةٌ A plain, or soft, tract of land, (O, Ḳ,) not consisting of sand nor of dust nor of clay. (O.)


عَيْثَى

عَيْثَى is like عَجَبًا: (Ḳ, TA: [in the O, like عَجَبَى:]) a word expressive of wonder: one says عَيْثَى لَهُ, meaning عَجَبًا لَهُ, for أَعْجَبُ عَجَبًا لَهُ [I wonder greatly, lit. with wondering, at him, or it]: (TḲ: [but a verse cited in the O indicates that one says عَيْثَى بِهِ:]) in one copy of the Ḳ, عَيْثًا. (TA.)


عَيْثَانُ

رَجُلٌ عَيْثَانُ A man who acts corruptly; or who makes, or does, mischief: [or rather, who does so much, or often:] fem., applied to a woman, عَيْثَى. (Seer, TA.)


العَيُوثُ

العَيُوثُ: see what next follows.


العَيَّاثُ

العَيَّاثُ The lion; (A, O, Ḳ;) as alsoالعَيُوثُ↓ andالعَائِثُ↓. (O, Ḳ.)


العَائِثُ

العَائِثُ: see what next precedes.


أَعْيَثُ

أَعْيَثُ مِنْ جَعَارِ [More mischievous than the she-hyena]: is a prov. (Meyd, and A and TA in art. جعر.)