, inf. n. لِينٌ [not لَيْنٌ as in the CK] and لَياَنٌ, (T, Ṣ, M, Ḳ,) contr. of خَشُنَ; (Ṣ, Ḳ in art. خشن, and TḲ;) It was, or became, soft, as opposed to rough or harsh; smooth; plain; without asperities; fine to the touch; delicate; tender; supple; lithe; limber; pliant; pliable; flexible; ductile; malleable; soft, or flabby; lax: and he was, or became, soft; tender; pliant; gentle; bland; or mild. Hence لان جَانِبُهُ: see لَيِّنٌ.
لَانَ بَطْنُهُ His bowels became relaxed.
لَانَ He relented.
He soothed, coaxed, or wheedled, him with words. (L, art. مسح.)
لَايَنَهُ [He acted gently towards him; (M, Ḳ;) treated him with gentleness, or blandishment; soothed him; coaxed him; wheedled him;] i. q. دَارَاهُ. (Ṣ, M, Mṣb, voce داراه.)
لَايَنَهُ He was soft, tender, gentle, bland, or mild, towards him. (M, Ḳ.)
[It relaxed his bowels]; said of medicine. (Ḳ in art. سهل.)
for الْآنَ: see the latter in art. اين.
Softness, delicateness, or easiness, of life.
applied to a palm-tree: see art. لون; and see عَجْوَةٌ.
Soft, delicate, or easy, life.
لَيِّنُ الجَانِبِ: see جَانِبٌ.
لَيِّنُ الأَعْطَافِ; &c.: see art. عطف.
A lenitive, or laxative, medicine.