كث كثأ كثب


1كَثَأَ

, aor. كَثَاَ, (AZ, Ṣ, Ḳ,) inf. n. كَثْءٌ; (Ṣ;) (as also كَثَعَ; TA;) and ↓ كثّأ, inf. n. تَكْثِئَةٌ; (Ṣ, L, Ḳ;) It (the milk) rose above the water, and the latter became clear beneath it: (AZ, Ṣ, Ḳ;) it (the milk) became thick, or coagulated, and its oily matter floated upon its surface. (TA.)
كَثَأَتِ القِدْرُ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) inf. n. كَثْءٌ, (Ṣ,) The pot frothed, or raised a scum, in boiling. (AZ, Ṣ, Ḳ.)
كَثَأَ القِدْرَ He skimmed the pot. (Ḳ.)
كَثَأَ, (Ḳ,) inf. n. كَثْءٌ; (TA;) and ↓ كثّأ, inf. n. تَكْثِئَةٌ; (Ḳ;) It (a plant, Ṣ, Ḳ, and the soft kind of hair called وَبَر, Ṣ) grew forth, or became dense and thick and long: (Ḳ:) it (standing corn, &c.) became thick and tangled. (TA.)
كَثَأَتِ اللِّحْيَةُ, and ↓ كثّأت, and ↓ كَنْثَأَت, (Ḳ,) or, accord. to some, كنتأت, (TA,) The beard became long and large (Ḳ.)

2كثّأ

, inf. n. تَكْثِىْءٌ, He ate what is called كَثْأَة, (Ḳ,) i. e. what is on the top of milk. (Ṣ, TA.)
And see 1 in three places.

كَثْءٌ

A kind of أَقِط; what rises (from the milk) above the water, the latter becoming clear beneath it; or what becomes thick, or coagulated, its oily matter floating upon the surface, (يَكْثَأُ,) in the pot, and is poured out; the upper part whereof is gross, or thick. So says AHát; and he adds, What is termed مصرع [evidently, I think, a mistranscription for مُضَرِّعٌ,] is what becomes thick, or coagulated, and almost thoroughly cooked: عاقد is that of which the water has gone, and which is thoroughly cooked: كَرِيص is that which is cooked with نَهْق or حَمَصِيص: مَصْل is a kind of اقط cooked again: and ثَوْر is a great piece of it. (TA.)

كَثْأَةٌ

and كَثْأَةٌ (like كثعة, TA) Oily scum, or floating curd, of milk; or what floats above the water: (Ṣ, Ḳ, TA:) scum of a pot, after boiling. (TA.)
خُذْ كَثأةَ قِدْرِكَ Take the scum of thy pot. (Ṣ.) [See 2.]
كَثْأَةٌ and كَثَاةٌ (Ḳ) The leek, syn. كُرَّاث: or, as some say, the wild carrot, syn. حِنْزَاب: (TA:) or the rocket, syn. جِرْجِير: (Ḳ:) or, accord. to AM, the seed of that plant: (TA:) or wild rocket, syn. جِرْجِير بَرِّىّ; (Ḳ;) not that which is cultivated in gardens. (TA.) Aboo-Málik says, that it is also called نَهْق. (TA.) [See also كَتْأَة.]

لِحْيَةٌ كَنْثَأَةٌ

A long and large beard. (TA.)
كَنْثَأُ اللِّحْيَةِ Having a long and large beard. (TA.)

كِنْثَأْوٌ

i. q. كِنْتَأْوٌ, [q. v. in art. كتأ]. (Ḳ.)