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Q. 2تَقَرْفَصَتْ

She (an old woman) wrapped herself up in her clothes. (JK, Ḳ.)

قُرْفُصَى

and its variations: see what follows.

قُرْفُصَآءُ

, with damm, (Ḳ,) [in a copy of the Ṣ written without any vowel-sign to the ف,] or قُرْفَصَآءُ, (so in a copy of the Ṣ) or both, (El-Ashmoonee, in his Expos. of the Alfeeyeh of Ibn- ʼAḳeel,) and قُرُفْصَآءُ, with damm to the ق and ر, (IJ, Ḳ,) and قُرْفُصَى, (Ṣ, * Ḳ,) and قِرْفِصَى, (Fr, Ḳ,) and قَرْقَصَى, (Ḳ,) of all which the first is the most chaste, (TA,) [all inf. ns., of which the verb, accord. to analogy, is قَرْفَصَ, but I have met with no instance of its occurrence,] A certain mode of sitting; (Ṣ;) the sitting upon the buttocks, making the thighs cleave to the belly, and putting the arms round the shanks, (A'Obeyd, Ṣ, Ḳ,) like as a man binds himself with a piece of cloth round his back and shanks; his arms being in the place of the piece of cloth: (A'Obeyd, Ṣ:) or the sitting upon the knees, bending down, (مُنْكَبًّا, [in the L مُتَّكِئًا, which is a mistranscription,]) making the belly cleave to the thighs, and putting the hands under the arm-pits; (Abu-l-Mahdee, Ṣ, Ḳ;) a mode of sitting of the Arabs of the desert: (Ṣ:) or the sitting upon the legs, putting the knees together, and contracting the arms to the breast. (IAạr, TA.) You say, قَعَدَ القرفصآءَ He sat in the manner above described. (IAạr, Ṣ.)