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8اِكْتَنَفَهُ القَوْمُ

The people were on his right and left. (Mṣb.)
اِكْتَنَفَهُ It bordered it on either side.

كَنَفٌ

Vicinage or neighbourhood, or region or quarter or tract, and shadow or shelter or protection. (Ḳ.)
كَنَفَا الإِنْسَانِ The man's two sides, right and left. (TA.)

كَنُوفٌ

: see قَذُورٌ, in two places.

كَنِيفٌ

: see زِرْبٌ.

كُنَافَةٌ

A kind of pastry, resembling vermicelli, made of fine flour and water mixed in such proportions as to compose a thin paste, which is poured into a vessel whose bottom is pierced with numerous small holes: the vessel being then moved circuitously over a large round tray of tinned copper, beneath which is a fire, the paste runs in fine streams, is quickly but slightly baked. and swept off. For eating, it is slightly baked with clarified butter (سمن), and then sweetened with honey, or sometimes with treacle, or sugar.
كُنَافَةٌ i. q. Pers. رِشْتَهْ قَطَائِفْ [Thread katáïf]. (KL.) See إِطْرِيَةٌ.

كَنَفَانِىٌّ

A maker or seller of كُنَافَة.

مُكَانِفٌ

A she-camel that lies down behind the other camels. (Az, cited in L, art. روح.)