He came to him in the evening with such a thing. (TA, voce صَبَّحَ.)
He entered upon the مَسَآء. (Mṣb.)
أَمْسَى as syn. with صَارَ: see an ex. voce نَشَطَ, in a verse of Himyán, and another voce عَسَى.
Afternoon, counted from noon to sunset: (Az, IḲooṭ, Mgh, Mṣb, TA:) or, accord. to some, to midnight: (TA:) contr. of صَبَاح: (Ṣ, Ḳ, Mṣb, &c.:) and evening, after sunset. (Mgh.)
أَتَيْتُهُ ذَا مَسَآءٍ [I came to him in the evening]. (IAạr, TA, art. صبح.) See صَبَاحٌ.
أَتَيْتُةُ صَبَاحًا مَسَآءً: see صَبَاحٌ.
a name for the مَسَآء; and the time thereof; and the place thereof; like as مَصْبَحٌ is a name for the صَبَاح; and the time thereof; and the place thereof. (Marg. note in a copy of the Ṣ, in art. صبح.)
A place, or thing, to lay hold of: see مَعَضٌّ.