نجو نح نحب
نَحَّ, aor. ـِ, inf. n. نَحِيحٌ, He (a man) reiterated a sound, or made it to reciprocate, (رَدَّدَهُ,) in his inside: (Ṣ, L:) or his voice was reiterated, or made to reciprocate, (تَرَدَّدَ,) in his inside; as alsoنَحْنَحَ↓ andتَنَحْنَحَ↓: (Ḳ:) [each of these verbs, of which the last seems to be the most common, signifies, as is implied in the L &c., and accord. to present usage, he made a reiterated humming in his throat, like a slight coughing, or, as some say, more violent than coughing; as is often done by a niggard when he is asked for a thing:] التَّنَحْنُحُ is well known, (Ṣ,) and النَّحْنَحَةُ is like it; (Lth, Ṣ;) it is [the making a sound, or sounds, in the throat,] slighter than coughing; and is the pretence of the niggard: (Lth:) or it is more violent than coughing; as also النَّحِيحُ. (L.) See also حِرَّةٌ.
[Hence, from the sound employed,] نَحَّ, aor. ـُ, He incited, or urged on, a camel. (Ḳ.)
R. Q. 1. (نحنح)
نَحْنَحَهُ He repulsed him (namely an asker, or a beggar, L) in a foul, or an abominable, manner. (L, Ḳ.)
R. Q. 2. (تنحنح)
نَحَاحَةٌ Niggardliness; avarice. (Ḳ.)
Also, contr., Liberality; bounty; munificence; generosity. (Ḳ.)
شَحِيحٌ نَحِيحٌ [Very niggardly, or avaricious]: the latter word is an imitative sequent: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) or it is a corroborative syn. of the former: (MF:) as though meaning one who when asked for something, disliking to give it, has recourse to a pretence, and makes a reiterated breathing [or humming in his throat] as a feint to hide his unwillingness. (L.) [See also نَحَانِحَةٌ.]
نَحْنَحٌ: see نَحَانِحَةٌ.
نَحَانِحَةٌ Niggardly, or avaricious, men: base, ungenerous, mean, or sordid, men, who make a reiterated humming in the throat (يَتَنَحْنَحَونَ) when they are asked for something: (A:) pl. ofنَحْنَحٌ↓: or a pl. having no sing. (TA.) [See also نَحِيحٌ.]