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1. (كفح)

كَفَحَهُ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) inf. n. كَفْحٌ; (Ṣ;) andكَافَحَهُ↓, inf. n. مُكَافَحَةٌ and كِفَاحٌ; (Ḳ;) [the latter form of the verb the more common;] He faced him; confronted him; encountered him; met him face to face: (Ṣ, Ḳ, TA:) or he met him, or encountered him, face to face, suddenly, or unexpectedly. (T, M.) [You say]لَقِيتُهُ كِفَاحًا↓, (Ṣ,) andمُكَافَحَةً↓, and كَفْحًا, (TA.) I met him face to face. (TA.) [And]كَلَّمَهُ ٱللّٰهُ كِفَاحًا↓ God spoke to him face to face, without anything intervening between them. (TA from a trad.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A2)

كَفَحَهَا, (Ḳ,) aor. ـَ; (Ṣ;) andكَافَحَهَا↓, inf. n. as above; (Ḳ;) He kissed her suddenly, unexpectedly, or unawares: (Ḳ:) or he met her face to face, or encountered her, with a kiss: (Ṣ:) or he kissed her with full ability, and completely, without snatching the kiss: (T:) or he made his skin to meet, and come in contact with hers. (AʼObeyd.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A3)

كَافَحُوا↓ (in war) signifies They contended together with swords face to face: (L:) orكَافَحُوهُمْ↓, they encountered them in war face to face, having before their faces neither shield nor anything else. (Aṣ, Ṣ.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A4)

Alsoكافح↓ عَنْهُ He contended for him, and defended him. (L.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A5)

كَافَحْتُ↓ السَّمُومَ[I faced, or encountered, the hot wind called سَمُوم]. (A.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A6)

كافحهُ↓ بِمَا سَآءَهُ[He encountered him with that which displeased or vexed him]. (A.)

verb form: 1.(signification - A7)

كافحهُ↓, inf. n. مُكَافَحَةٌ, ‡ He refelled him by an argument, a plea, a proof, or an evidence: as though the argument &c. were likened to a sword, or other weapon. (MF.)

verb form: 1.(dissociation - B1)

كَفَحَ لِجَامَ الدَّابَّةِ, (inf. n. كَفْحٌ, TA,) He drew, or pulled, the bridle and bit of the beast of carriage; as alsoأَكْفَحَهُ↓: (Ḳ:) or, as in the T and M, كَفَحَ الدَّابَّةَ بِالِلّجَامِ he pulled the beast of carriage by the bridle and bit. (TA.) [See also 4.]


3. (كافح)

See 1, throughout.

verb form: 3.(signification - A2)

فُلَانٌ يُكَافِحُ الأُمُورَSuch a one superintends, manages, or conducts, affairs himself, or in his own person. (Ṣ, A.)


4. (اكفح)

اكفح الدَّابَّةَ, inf. n. إِكْفَاحٌ, He put the bit to the mouth of the beast of carriage, striking the mouth with it, in order that the beast might take it into its mouth. (T, Ṣ.)

verb form: 4.(signification - A2)

5. (تكفّح)

تَكَفَّحَتِ السَّمَائِمُThe hot winds called سمائم met, or encountered, one another. (L.)


6. (تكافح)

تَكَافَحُوا [They faced, confronted, or encountered, one another; or met face to face]. (A.)

verb form: 6.(signification - A2)

تَكَافَحَتِ الكِبَاشُ [The rams butted one another.] (A.)

verb form: 6.(signification - A3)

تَكَافَحَتِ الأَمْوَاجُ[The waves met and dashed together.] (A.)


كَفْحٌ

أَصَابَهُ مِنَ السَّمُوم لَفْحٌ وَمِنَ الحَرُورِ كَفْحٌ[A burning gust of the hot day-wind smote him, and a blast of the hot night-wind meeting him in the face]. (A.)


كَفِيحٌ

كَفِيحٌ A husband: (Ḳ:) so called because he beholds his wife face to face. (TA.)

word: كَفِيحٌ(signification - A2)

A bedfellow, syn. ضَجِيعٌ, (A, Ḳ,) of a woman. (TA.)

word: كَفِيحٌ(signification - A3)

A guest coming suddenly, or unexpectedly. (Ḳ, TA.)

word: كَفِيحٌ(dissociation - B1)

Like; or equal; syn. كُفْءٌ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) and نَدِيدٌ. (TA.)


مُكَافِحٌ

مُكَافِحٌOne who superintends, manages, or conducts, affairs himself, or in his own person. (TA.) See 3.