ن نأ نأت
R. Q. 1. (نأنأ)
نَأْنَأَهُ He fed him, or nourished him, well. (Ḳ.)
He restrained him, or turned him back, (El-Umawee, Ṣ, Ḳ,) from a thing that he desired to do. (El-Umawee, Ṣ.)
نَأْنَأَ فِى الرَّأْىِ, inf. n. نَأْنَأَةٌ and مُنَأْنَأَةٌ; [the latter an unusual form of inf. n.;] andتَنَأْنَأَ↓; He was weak, (M, Ḳ,) or confused; (Ṣ;) and not firm or sound, (Ṣ, M, Ḳ,) in his judgment, or opinion. (Ṣ, M, Ḳ.)
نَأْنَأَ فِى الأَمْرِ He was weak in the affair. (Ṣ.)
نَأْنَأَ عَنْهُ, andتَنَأْنَأَ↓, He was unable to do it. (Ḳ.)
نَأْنَأَ, inf. n. نَأْنَأَةٌ; (AA;) andتَنَأْنَأَ↓; (Ṣ;) He was weak, feeble, or remiss. (AA, Ṣ, TA.)
R. Q. 2. (تنأنأ)
see R. Q. 1 in three places.
نَأْنَأٌ andنَأْنَآءٌ↓ (Ṣ, Ḳ) andنُؤْنُوءٌ↓ andمُنَأْنَأٌ↓ Weak; cowardly. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
نَأْنَأٌ One who frequently turns about, or rolls, the pupil, or black part, of his eye. (Ḳ.)
نَأْنَأَةٌ: see the verb.
Weakness. (AA, Ṣ.)
طُوبَى لِمَنْ مَاتَ فِى النّأنأةِ [Good betide him who hath died in (the time of) weakness!] i. e., in the first of El-Islám, before it acquired strength, (Ṣ,) and its adherents and assistants multiplied. (TA.)
نَأْنَآءٌ, نُؤْنُوءٌ, and مُنَأْنَأٌ: see نَأْنَأٌ.