, aor. يَمُورُ, inf. n. مَوْرٌ, It moved from side to side, (Ṣ, M, A, Mṣb, Ḳ,) like the knee-pan on the knee; (A;) or to and fro, like as the tall palm-tree moves; (Ṣ;) as also ↓تموّر: (Ṣ:) it came and went; (T;) as also ↓تموّر. (Ḳ.) You say of a camel, تَمُورُ عَضُدَاهُ The upper bones of his two arms move from side to side. (Ṣ, TA.) And مَارَ السِّنَانُ فِى المَطْعُونِ [The spear-head moved from side to side in the person pierced]. (A.) And الطَّعْنَةُ تَمُورُ The thrust inclines to the right and left. (TA.) And النُّجُومُ تَمُورُ The stars come and go. (TA.) And مَارَ الغُبَارُ, inf. n. مَوْرٌ, The dust moved to and fro: or became raised by the wind. (M, Ḳ.)―
It moved round about, (T, TA,) and to and fro: (TA:) it was in a state of commotion; in a state of tumult: (Ṣ, * M, Mṣb, Ḳ:) said of the sea, (Mṣb,) &c.: (M:) it was in a state of quick motion or commotion. (Mṣb.) It is said in a trad., that when the soul, or spirit, was blown into Adam, مَارَ فِى رَأْسِهِ فَعَطَسَ It circulated, and moved to and fro, in his head, and he sneezed. (TA.) And in the Ḳur, [lii. 9,] يَوْمَ تَمُورُ السَّمَآءُ مَوْرًا On the day when the heaven shall actually be in a state of commotion, or tumult: so accord. to Ed-Dahhák: or shall move from side to side: so accord. to AO and Akh: (Ṣ:) or shall come and go; or move to and fro; or reel. (T.) And in a trad. of Ibn-Ez-Zubeyr, بِكَتَائِبَ تَمُورُ كَرِجْلِ الجَرَادِ With troops moving to and fro, in a state of commotion, like the leg of the locust, by reason of their multitude. (TA.) You say also, مَارَتِ النَّاقَةُ فِى سَيْرِهَا The she-camel was in a state of commotion, and reeled, in her pace, or going: and in like manner you say of a mare. (TA.)―
مَا أَدْرِى أَغَارَ أَمْ مَارَ, a saying of the Arabs, related by IAạr, (TA,) I know not whether he have come to low country, or turned and returned to high country (نَجْد): (Ṣ, TA:) or have come to the low country, or come to the high country. (IAạr, Ḳ, * TA.)―
مَارَ الدَّمُ (Ṣ, &c.) The blood ran, or flowed, upon the surface of the ground; (T, Ṣ, M, Mṣb, Ḳ;) and in like manner you say of tears, meaning they flowed: (M:) or the blood poured upon the surface of the ground, and went hither and thither, (TA,) sideways. (A.)―
See also 4.