كنبث كنت كنتب
1. ⇒ كنت
كَنَتَ فِى خَلْقِهِ, (aor. ـُ
كَنِتَ, aor. ـَ
8. ⇒ اكتنت
اكتنت He was lowly; humble; submissive. (Ḳ.) [See اِقْتَنَتَ.]
He was content, or well pleased; acquiesced. (Ḳ.)
كُنْتٌ: see كُنْتِىٌّ.
سِقَاءٌ كَنِيتٌ [as also قَنِيتٌ] A skin that retains [the water, or milk,] well. (Ḳ.)
كُنْتِىٌّ Strong; robust. (Ibn-Buzruj, Ḳ.) An epithet applied to a man. (Ibn-Buzruj.) Formed from كُنْتُ “I was” because an old man speaks of himself in time past saying كُنْتُ كَذَا وَكُنْتُ كَذَا. (MF.)
Also, [andكُنْتٌ↓, as implied in the TA, and in the Ṣ in art., عجن,] andكُنْتُنِىٌّ↓, i. q. كَبِيرٌ [app. Great in age; old: aged]. (AZ, Ḳ.) A poet says,
* وَمَا كُنْتُ كُنْتِيًّا وَمَا كُنْتُ عَاجِنًا ** وَشَرُّ الرِّجَالِ الكُنْتُنِىُّ وَعَاجِنُ *
[And I was not old, nor was I one who raised himself from the ground by the help of his hands: and the worst of men is the old, and one who raises himself so]. (TA.)
كُنْتَنِىٌّ: see كُنْتِىُّ.