مخط مد مدح
مَدَّهُ, (Ṣ, L, Ḳ,) aor. ـُ, (L,) inf. n. مَدٌّ; and مَدَّ بِهِ; andمدّدهُ↓; [or this has an intensive or a frequentative signification;] andتمدّدهُ↓; (L, Ḳ;) andمادّهُ↓, or ماددهُ, (as in different copies of the Ḳ, TA,) inf. n. مُمَادَّةٌ and مِدَادٌ; (Ḳ;) He drew it (namely a rope, &c., A); pulled it: strained it: extended it by drawing or pulling; stretched it. (L, Ḳ, El-Basáïr.) You say also مَدَّ القَوْسَ [He drew the bow]; (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ, in art. نزع;) and مَدَّ مِنَ البِئْرِ [He drew water from the well]. (Ṣ, Ḳ, art. متح.) [Hence, app., مَدَّ بِأَرْفَادِى: see رِفْدٌ.]
قَائِلُ كَلِمَةِ الزُّورِ وَالَّذِى يَمُدُّ بِحَبْلِهَا فِى الإِثْمِ سَوَآءٌ [The utterer of falsehood and he who transmits it are in respect of the sin alike]: a trad. of ʼAlee; in which the utterer of the falsehood is likened to him who fills the bucket in the lower part of the well, and the relater thereof to him who draws the rope at the top. (L.)
مَدَّ He extended, or stretched forth, his hand or arm, foot or leg, &c. (The Lexicons passim.)
تَمَدَّدْنَاهُ↓ بَيْنَنَا We drew, pulled, strained, or stretched, it between us, or together. (L.) [But in a copy of the M, it is تَمَادَدْنَاهُ.]
مَدَّ الحَرْفَ, aor. ـُ, inf. n. مَدٌّ, He lengthened the letter. (L.)
مَدَّ صَوْتَهُ ‡ He prolonged, or strained, his voice [as the Arab does in chanting]: (L:) andتَمَدَّدَ↓ فِى الصَّوْتِ عِنْدَ الوَعِيدِ † [He strained the voice in threatening]. (Ḳ, art. نمر.)
مَدَّ, inf. n. مَدٌّ, ‡ It (his sight) was, or became, stretched, and raised, إِلَى شَىْءٍ towards a thing. (Ḳ.)
مَدَّ بَصَرَهُ إِلَى شَىْءٍ, aor. ـُ [inf. n. مَدٌّ,] ‡ He stretched, and raised, his sight towards a thing. (A,* L.)
مَدَدْتُ عَيْنِى إِلَى كَذَا ‡ I looked at such a thing desirously. (IḲṭṭ, El-Basáïr.)
مَدَّهَ, aor. ـُ, (Lḥ, L,) inf. n. مَدٌّ, (Lḥ, L, Ḳ,) He expanded it, or stretched it out: (L, Ḳ:) he extended it, elongated it, or lengthened it. (L.)
مَدّ ٱللّٰهُ الأَرْضَ God expanded, or stretched out, and made plain, or level, the earth. (Lḥ, L.)
مَدَّ ٱللّٰهُ الظِّلَّ ‡ God extended, or stretched forth, the shade. (A.) See 8.
مَدَّ ٱللّٰهُ فِى عُمْرِهِ ‡ God made his life long; (Ṣ, A,* L;) as alsoامدَّ↓. (IḲṭṭ.)
مَدَّ ٱللّٰهُ فِى عُمْرِكَ ‡ May God make thy life long! (L.)
مُدَّ فِى عُمْرِهِ ‡ He had his life lengthened. (L.)
أَمَدَّ↓ الأَجَلَ, inf. n. إِمْدَادٌ, ‡ He deferred, or postponed, the term, or period of duration. (Ḳ.)
امدّ↓ لَهُ فِى الأَجَلِ ‡ He deferred, or postponed, to him the term, or his term. (TA.)
مَدَّهُ, aor. ـُ, (L,) inf. n. مَدٌّ; andامدّهُ↓, inf. n. إِمْدَادٌ; (L, Ḳ;) but the latter is little used; (L;) ‡ He made him to continue; to go on long; left him, or let him alone, long, or for a while; granted him a delay, or respite. (L, Ḳ.*) Ex. مَدَّهُ فِى غَيِّهِ, (Ṣ, L,) andامدّهُ↓, (L,) ‡ He made him to continue, &c., in his error. (Ṣ, L.) And in like manner, مَدَّ ٱللّٰهُ لَهُ فِى العَذَابِ ‡ God made him to continue, or go on long, in a state of punishment. (L.) See also 3.
مَدَّ فِى السَّيْرِ ‡ He made much advance in journeying. (L.)
مَدَّهُ, inf. n. مَدَدٌ and مِدَادٌ, He made it much in quantity; increased it. (L, TA.)
مَدَّ, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb,) aor. ـُ, [contr. to analogy,] (L,) inf. n. مَدٌّ; (Ṣ, L, Ḳ;) It (water, L, and a river, Ṣ, L, and a sea, or great river, L) flowed: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) it (water, L, and a sea, or great river, L, Mṣb) increased; as alsoامدّ↓; both of which verbs are also used transitively: (Mṣb:) or became much in quantity, copious, or abundant, in the days of the torrents; as alsoامتدّ↓: (L:) contr. of جَزَرَ [it ebbed]. (Lth, Ṣ, M, Ḳ in art. جزر.)
وَادِى كَذَا يَمُدُّ فِى نَهْرِ كَذَا Such a valley flows into and increases such a river. (A, L.)
مَدَّهُ, (Lḥ, Ṣ, L, Mṣb,) aor. ـُ, (Lḥ, L,) inf. n. مَدٌّ; (Lḥ, L, Mṣb;) andامدّهُ↓; (L, Mṣb;) It (a thing) entered into it, (i. e., a like thing,) and increased it, or made it copious or abundant: (Lḥ, L:) it (a river, Ṣ, L, or sea, or great river, L, Mṣb) flowed into it, (i. e., another river, or sea, or great river,) and increased it, replenished it, or made it copious or abundant: (Ṣ,* L, Mṣb:*) it (a well) fed it, i. e., another well: (L:) [see an ex. in a verse cited in art. غرو, conj. 3]: both these verbs are also used intransitively. (Mṣb.)
[مَدّّتِ السُّوقُ † The market was full of people and of goods for sale. See the part. n.]
مَدَّ القَوْمَ, [aor. ـُ, inf. n. مَدٌّ,] He became an auxiliary to the people: (Ḳ:) and مَدَدْنَاهُمْ We became auxiliaries to them: somewhat differing fromأَمَدْنَاهُمْ↓, which signifies We aided them, or succoured them, by others than ourselves: (AZ, Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) you say,أَمْدَدْتُهُ↓ بِمَدَدٍ I aided him, and strengthened him, [or increased his numbers and strength,] with an army: (Ṣ,* Mṣb:) andأَمَدَّ↓ الأَمِيرُ جُنْدَهُ بِالخَيْلِ وَالرِّجَالِ The commander aided, or succoured, his army with cavalry and infantry, or with horses and men: andامدّهُمْ↓ بِمَالٍ كَثِيرٍ He aided them with, or, as some say, gave them, much wealth: (L:) and [it is said in the Ḳur, lii. 22,] وَأَمْدَدْنَاهُمْ بِفَاكِهَةٍ (Ṣ, L) And We will increase their provision time after time with fruit: (Beyd, Jel:) or with relation to evil, you say مَدَدْتُهُ; and with relation to good,أَمْدَدْتُهُ↓: (Ḳ:) so says Yoo: (L:) this is generally the case; and the following are examples: أَمْدَدْنَاهُمْ بِفَاكِهَةٍ [explained above]: and نَمُدُّهُمْ مِنَ العَذَابِ (El-Basáïr) [Ḳur, xix. 82,] We will prolong and increase to them punishment: (Beyd;:) but Z relates, that Akh said the reverse, like وَعَدَ and أَوْعَدَ: the usage of the Arabs, however, does not accord with either of these assertions. (MF.)
مَدَّ It (anything) became full, and rose. (Sh, L.)
مَدَّ السِّرَاجَ, (aor. ـُ A, [inf. n. مَدٌّ,]) He put oil (or the like, Ḳ) into the lamp. (A, L, Ḳ.)
مَدَّ الدَّوَاةَ, (aor. ـُ, inf. n. مَدٌّ, Mṣb,) andامدّهَا↓, He put ink into the receptacle thereof; (Ṣ,* Mṣb;) he increased its water, and its ink. (L.)
In like manner, مَدَّ القَلَمَ, andامدّهُ↓, He supplied the reed-pen with ink. (L.)
مَدَّهُ مُدَّةً مِنَ الدَّوَاةِ, aor. ـُ; andأَمَدَّهُ↓ مُدَّةً is also allowable; (L;) or simply مَدَّهُ (A) and أَمَدَّهُ; (Ṣ, A, Ḳ;) He gave him a dip of ink from the receptacle thereof with a reed-pen. (Ṣ, TA.)
مَدَّ, inf. n. مَدٌّ, He dipped the reedpen in the receptacle of ink a single time for writing. (Mṣb.) See also 10.
مَدَّ الأَرْضَ, (aor. ـُ A, inf. n. مَدٌّ, L,) He manured the land with dung: (A, Ḳ:) or he added to the land manure composed of dung and ashes, or of earth or dust and dung, or of strong earth; or simply earth; or sand; to render it more productive. (L.)
مَدَّ الإِبِلَ, (AZ, Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ.) aor. ـُ, inf. n. مَدٌّ; (AZ, L;) andامدّها↓; (Ṣ, A, L;) He gave مَدِيد (or water upon which had been sprinkled, or with which had been mixed, some flour, or the like, &c.) to the camels to drink: (AZ, Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ:) or he put some barley coarsely ground, and then moistened, into the camel's mouths: (AZ, L:) or مَدَّهُ بِمَدِيدٍ, aor. ـُ, inf. n. مَدٌّ, signifies, as some say, he fed him with fodder. (M.)
see 1, first sentence.
مَادَدْتُهُ, inf. n. مُمَادَّةٌ and مِدَادٌ, I pulled him, he pulling me: (Lḥ, L:) I contended with him in drawing or pulling, in straining, or in stretching; syn. جَاذَبْتُهُ. (L.)
مادّهُ الثَّوْبَ [He pulled, strained, or stretched, the garment, or piece of cloth with him]. (A.)
مَادَّهُ He prolonged to him a time. (L, from a trad.)
مَادَّ فِى المُدَّةِ ‡ He prolonged, protracted, or lengthened, the space of time. (IAth, from a trad.)
مادّهُ, (L,) inf. n. مُمَادَّةٌ (L, Ḳ) and مِدَادٌ, (L,) ‡ He protracted, delayed, or deferred, with him; put him off. (L, Ḳ.*) See also 1.
See 1 throughout.
امدّ فِيهِ He (God) made it (the means of subsistence) ample: made it (wealth or the like) abundant: increased it, namely, a sea or river. (IḲṭṭ.)
امدّهُ He made it (anything) to become full, and to rise. (Sh, L.) See also 1.
امدّ, inf. n. إِمْدَادٌ, He aided, or succoured: and he gave. (Ḳ.) See مَدَّ القَوْمَ.
امدّ فِى مِشْيَتِهِ He (a man) walked with an elegant, and a proud, and self-conceited, gait, with an affected incline of his body from side to side. (TA.) See also 5.
امدّ (inf. n. إِمْدَادٌ, L, &c.) It (a wound) produced مِدَة, or thick purulent matter. (Ṣ, L, Mṣb. Ḳ.)
امدّ (inf. n. إِمْدَادٌ, Ḳ) It (the plant called عَرْفَج, Ṣ, L, Ḳ, and the صِلِّيَان, and the طَرِيفَة, TA) became succulent, the sap running in it: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) and it, (the twig, or wood, of any of the three plants above mentioned,) being rained upon became soft, or supple. (L.)
تمدّد: see 8.
It (leather, A) or a skin for water, &c., and anything that may be extended by drawing or pulling, (L,) stretched. (A,* L.)
تمدّد He (a man) stretched himself: he walked with an elegant, and a proud, and self-conceited, gait, with an affected inclining of his body from side to side, and stretching out his arms: syn. تَمَطَّى. (Ṣ, L.) [Both these verbs are commonly used in the present day in the former sense.] See also 4.
تَمَادَّا الثَّوْبَ [They two pulled, strained, or stretched, the garment, or piece of cloth, together]. (A.)
امتدّ, (Ṣ, L, Ḳ,) andتمدّد↓, [or this has an intensive or frequentative signification,] (L, Ḳ.) It (a rope, &c., A) because drawn, or pulled: it became strained: it became extended by drawing or pulling; it extended itself; it stretched. (L, Ḳ, El-Basáïr.) See also 5.
امتدّ It became expanded, or stretched out. (Mṣb.)
It became elongated, or extended, or long. (Mṣb.)
[It (a time) became protracted.]
امتدّ بِهِمُ السَّيْرُ ‡ The journey became long to them. (A,* L.)
امتدّ ‡ It (a man's life) became long. (A.)
‡ It (the shade) became extended, or stretched forth. (A)
It (a disease) spread. (A.) See 1.
امتدّ: (A, L;) andمَدَّ↓, (L, Ḳ,) inf. n. مَدٌّ; (Ṣ, L, Ḳ;) ‡ It (the day, Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ, and the period of morning called الضُّحَى, L,) became high; it became advanced, the sun being high: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) and the former, ‡ it (the day) shone forth. (L.)
امتدّ; andمَدّ↓, inf. n. مَدّ; (TA;) said of the shade, ‡ [It extended]. (A.)
استمدّ مِنَ الدَّوَاةِ; (A, L, Mṣb, Ḳ:) andمَدَّ مِنْهَا↓, inf. n. مَدٌّ; (L, Mṣb, Ḳ;) He took ink from the receptacle thereof with the reed-pen, for writing: (Mṣb:) or he took a dip from the receptacle of ink with the reed-pen. (L.) See also 1.
استمدّ النَّفَسَ [He drew breath.] (M, TA, art. نفس.)
استمدّ He asked, sought, or desired مدَدَ [or aid, or succour, in war, &c.]. (Ṣ, L, Ḳ.)
استمدّهُ He asked, sought, or desired, of him (a commander, A) مَدد [or aid, or succour, in war, &c.] (A,* L.)
R. Q. 1. (مدمد)
مَدْمَدَ He fled. (T, L, Ḳ.)
مدٌّ inf. n. of 1, q. v.
[As a subst.] قَدْرُ مَدِّ البَصَرِ ‡ A piece of land (Ṣ, L) [occupying] the space of the extent of vision; i. q. مَدَاهُ. (Ṣ, L, Ḳ.) It is said in the Ḳ, art. مدى, that one should not say مدّ البصر, but only مَدَاهُ; this was originally said by El-Hareeree: but some urge against it the expression in a trad., مَدُّ صَوْتِ المُؤَذِّنِ: (MF:) the trad. is, إِنَّ المُؤَذِّنَ يُغْفَرُ لَهُ مَدَّ صَوْتِهِ, or, according to another reading, مَدَى صوته; i. e., ‡ Verily the muëdhdhin shall be forgiven to the extent of the prolonging of his voice; meaning, largely. (L, TA.)
أَتَيْتُهُ مَدَّ النَّهَارِ, and مَدَّ الضُّحَى, (A,) and فِى مَدِّةِ, (L,) ‡ I came to him at the time when the day, and the morning, was hïgh; or was advanced, the sun being high. (A, L,) مَدَّ is here an inf. n. put adverbially. (L.)
هٰذَا مَدُّ النَّهَارِ الأَكْبَرُ ‡ This is the highest time of day. (A.)
سُبْحَانَ ٱللّٰهِ مِدَادَ↓ كَلِمَاتِهِ, (A, L, Ḳ,) andمَدَدَهَا↓, (L,) and مِدَادَ السَّمَوَاتِ, (L, Ḳ,) and مَدَدَهَا, (L,) ‡ I extol, or celebrate, or declare, the absolute purity, or perfection, or glory, of God, much as his words are numerous, (L,) and, as the heavens are many, or large: (L, Ḳ:*) مداد↓ andمدد↓ are here inf. ns. of مَدَّهُ, q. v.: (L:) or the first of these phrases is from مداد the pl. of مُدٌّ, a certain measure. (Ḳ.)
مَدٌّ, app. an inf. n. used as a subst., A flow of water; a torrent: pl. مُدُودٌ. (Mṣb.)
مُدٌّ A certain measure with which corn is measured; equal to a pint (رِطْل) and one third, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb, Ḳ,) of the standard of Baghdád, (Mṣb,) with the people of El-Ḥijáz, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb,) and accord. to Esh-Sháfiʼee; (L;) i. e., the quarter of a صَاع; the صاع being five pints and one third: (Mṣb:) such was the مدّ of the Prophet; (L, TA;) and the صاع above defined was that of the Prophet: (Mṣb, art. صوع:) or two pints, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb, Ḳ,) with the people of El-'Irák, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb,) and accord. to Aboo-Ḥaneefeh, (L,) who held the صاع to be eight pints: (Mṣb, art. صوع:) or the quantity (of corn, L) that fills the two hands of a man (of moderate size, Ḳ) when he extends his arms and hands; (L, Ḳ;) and therefore called مُدّ: (Ḳ:)pl. [of pauc.] أَمْدَادٌ and [of mult.] مِدَادٌ (L, Mṣb, Ḳ) and مِدَدَةٌ (L. Ḳ) and مِدَدٌ. (L.)
مِدَادٌ pl. of مُدٌّ, or inf. n. of مَدَّ, see مَدٌّ.
مَدَدٌ (Ṣ, Ḳ, &c.)
أَمْرُهُمْ مَدَدٌ Their affair, or case, is conformable to the just mean; like أَمَدٌ and زَمَمٌ. (TA in art. زم).
Aid, or succour, given to one's people in war, &c., such as an auxiliary force, and corn; (T, L;) an accession to an army, &c.; (Mgh;) a military force forming an accession to warriors in the cause of God: (L:) pl. أَمْدَادٌ only: (Sb, L:) in like manner, مَادَّةٌ↓ signifies anything wherewith one aids a people in war, &c. (L.)
[A mystic aid imparted by a وَلِىّ.]
مَدَّةٌ A single act of drawing or pulling; of straining; of stretching; &c. (Ṣ, L.)
مُدَّةٌ ‡ The utmost, or extreme, extent, term, limit, reach, or point, of time, and of place. (L, Ḳ.) Ex. لِهٰذِهِ الأُمَّةِ مُدَّةٌ ‡ To this nation, or people, is [appointed] an extreme term of endurance, or continuance. (L.)
مُدَّةٌ ‡ A long space of time; or any space of time; syn. بُرْهَةٌ: (Ṣ, L, Ḳ:) a portion of time, whether little or much: (IAth, Mṣb:) pl. مِدَادٌ. (A.)
مُدَّةٌ A dip of ink; the quantity of ink that is taken upon the reed-pen. (Ṣ, A,* Ḳ.) The vulgar say مَدَّةٌ↓ and مِدَّةٌ. (TA.)
مِدَّةٌ Thick purulent matter, (A, Mṣb,) i. q. قَيْحٌ, (Ṣ, L, Mṣb, Ḳ,) that collects in a wound: (Ṣ, L:) the thin is called صَدِيدٌ. (A, Mṣb.)
مَدَدِىٌّ An auxiliary soldier. (L.)
مِدَادٌ Anything that is added in a thing, because of its utility: this is the original signification accord. to old lexicologists. (MF.)
Ink; syn. نِقْسٌ (Ṣ, L, Ḳ) and حِبْرٌ; (MF;) that with which one writes: (L, Mṣb:) so called because it aids the writer: (IAmb, L:) this is the common acceptation of the word. (MF.)
مِدَادٌ (or مِدَادُ السِّرَاجِ, A) Oil (or the like, Ḳ) that is put into a lamp. (A, L, Ḳ.)
مِدَادٌ (or مِدَادٌ الأَرْضِ, A) Dung: (A, Ḳ:) or manure composed of dung and ashes, or of earth or dust and dung, or of strong earth; and simply earth or dust; and sand. (L.)
مِدَادٌ A row of trees; not of palm-trees. (IAạr, in TA, voce أُسْكُوبٌ, q. v.)
A mode, manner, fashion, and form. (L, Ḳ.) Ex. بَنَوْا بُيُوتَهُمْ عَلَى مِدَادٍ وَاحِدٍ They built their houses after one mode, &c. (L.)
مِدَادُ قَيْسٍ A certain game (T, Ḳ) of the Arabs, (Ḳ,) or of children. (T.)
يَنْبَعِثُ فِى الحَوْضِ مِيزَابَانِ مِدَادُهُمَا أَنْهَارُ الجَنَّةِ [Two pipes, or spouts, whereof the sources (lit. the source) of the supply are the rivers of paradise, pour into the pond which is without its precincts]; i. e., the rivers of paradise flow into those pipes, or spouts, and increase their flow, or make it copious, or abundant. (L, Ḳ.*)
مِدَادٌ sing. of أَمِدَّةٌ, (L,) which signifies The large needles (مَسَالُّ, M, L, TT; in the CK and a MṢ copy of the Ḳ, مِسَاك; in the TA, مَسَاك) [which are inserted] in the two sides of a piece of cloth when its manufacture is commenced. (M, L, TT, Ḳ.)
Also, the pl., The threads which compose the warp of a web. (Ḳ.)
مَدِيدٌ Drawn, or pulled: strained: stretched: lengthened: i. q. مَمْدُودٌ↓. (L, Ḳ.)
‡ Tall: long: (L, Ḳ:) fem. with ة: (L:) and pl. مُدُدٌ, (L, Ḳ,) which preserves its original form [instead of becoming مُدٌّ] because it does not resemble a verb. (Sb, L.)
مَدِيدُ القَامَةِ, (Ṣ, L,) and الجِسْمِ (L,) ‡ A man tall of stature, (Ṣ, L,) and, of body. (L.)
قَدٌّ مَدِيدٌ ‡ A tall stature. (A.)
فِى عَمَدٍ مُمَدَّدَةٍ↓, in the Ḳur, [civ., last verse,] is explained by Th as signifying ‡ Upon tall pillars. (L.)
أَقَمْتُ مُدَّةً مَدِيدَةً ‡ I remained, stayed, abode, or dwelt, a long space of time. (A.)
المَدِيدُ The second metre (بَحْر) in prosody: (L, Ḳ:) so called because of the extension of its أَسْبَاب and أَوْتَاد. (L.)
مَدِيدٌ Water upon which is sprinkled, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) or with which is mixed, (L,) some flour (AZ, Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ) or the like, (Ṣ,) or meal of parched barley or wheat, (A, L,) or barley (L, Ḳ,) coarsely ground, (L,) or sesame, (AZ, L, Ḳ,) or seeds, (AZ, L,) and which is given to a camel to drink: (AZ, Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ:) or barley coarsely ground, and then moistened, and put into the mouth of a camel: (AZ, L:) or i. q. خَبَطٌ: (IḲṭṭ:) and, (Ḳ,) or as some say, (L,) fodder. (L, Ḳ.)
مِدَّانٌ: see إِمِدَّانٌ.
سُوقٌ مَادَّةٌ † A market full of people and of goods for sale. (TA, art. حكر.)
مَادَّةُ شَىْءٍ The accession, or that which is added, whatever it be, to a thing.
You say, دَعْ فِى الضَّرْعِ مَادَّةَ اللَّبَنِ Leave thou in the udder the accession, to the quantity of milk, which has collected and become added to that previously left therein. (L.) See also عِينَةٌ, last sentence.
You also say, الأَعْرَابُ مَادَّةُ الإِسْلَامِ (A, L) ‡ The Arabs of the desert are the means of aiding the Muslims, and increasing their armies, and strengthening them by the contribution of their wealth as alms: a phrase occurring in a trad. (L.) See also مَدَدٌ.
مَادَّةُ بَحْرٍ [The supply of a sea or great river]. (Az, in L, art. بحر.)
مَادَّةٌ Continuous increase; syn. زِيَادَةٌ مُتَّصِلَةٌ: (Ṣ, A, L, Ḳ:) that whereby a thing is extended: the ة is added to give intensiveness to the signification. (M, L.)
[Also, in the conventional language of philosophy, Substance having extent, or extended; matter; the material, or materials, of which a thing having form consists, or is composed: considered as that of which a thing having form consists, it is termed also طِينَةٌ: considered as capable of assuming or receiving form, it is especially termed هَيُولَى: as that from which composition commences, عُنْصُرٌ: and as that to which resolution reduces a thing, إِسْطُقِسٌ, or أُسْطُقُسٌ, as it is generally written and pronounced: the pl. is مَوَادُّ.]
[The radical substance of a word, the radical letters, collectively, of a word.]
أَمَدُّ [More or most tall, high, long, &c.]
هُوَ مِنْ أَمَدِّ النَّاسِ قَامَةً ‡ He is of the tallest of men in stature. (A)
نَعَمْ وَأَشَدَّهُ وَأَمَدَّهُ Yes: even the utmost thereof, and the most that could be thereof. Said in reply to the question “Hast thou done it?” (A.)
أَمَدُّ صَوْتًا Higher or louder, or highest or loudest, of voice. (Mgh, art. لقى.)
أُمْدُودٌ Custom; habit. (Ḳ.)
إِمِدَّانٌ (of the measure إِفْعِلَانٌ, [originally إِمْدِدَانٌ,] S, L) andمِدَّانٌ↓ (L, Ḳ) Salt water: (L, Ḳ:) or very salt water: (Ṣ, L:) or the water of salt earth. (L.)
Also, the former, Water exuding from the earth: (L, Ḳ:) sometimes written, (Ḳ,) or as some say, (L,) إِمِّدَانٌ (L, Ḳ.)
مَمْدُودٌ: see مَدِيدٌ.
‡ Much wealth. (A.)
مَمَدُّ حَبْلٍ The place of a rope at which it is drawn, or pulled, strained, or stretched. (A.)
مُمَدَّدٌ A tent of skin (طِرَافٌ) extended, or stretched, with the ropes called أَطْنَاب. It is with teshdeed to denote intensiveness. (Ṣ, L.)