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1. ⇒ نعت
نَعَتَ, aor. ـَ
نَعَتَ نَفْسُه بالْحَيْرِ [He described himself as possessing, or characterized by, or distinguished by, goodness.] (Mṣb.)
نَعَتَ, aor ـُ, inf. n. نَعَاتَةٌ, He (a man) was naturally endowed with powers of description, and skilful in the use of those powers. (TA.)
نَعُت, aor. ـُ
نَعَتَ, (L,) or نَعِتَ, of the same measure as فَرِحَ, (Ḳ,) He (a horse) affected, or endeavoured, or constrained himself, to be, or become, what is termed نَعْتٌ, i. e., generous, or fleet, &c. (L, Ḳ.) MF remarks that نَعِتَ, in this sense, is strange, as فَعِلَ is not a measure denoting تَكَلُّف. (TA.)
4. ⇒ انعت
انعت His face became beautiful, or goodly, so that he was described (Ḳ) as characterized by beauty, (TA,) [or, so that he became distinguished by an epithet].
8. ⇒ انتعت
10. ⇒ استنعت
استنعتهُ He asked him to describe him, or it. (T, Ḳ.)
نَعْتٌ An epithet; or that whereby a person or thing is described: [hence, an epithet whereby a substantive is qualified:] (TA:) pl. نُعُوتٌ: it has no other pl. than this. (ISd.) [Respecting distinctions said to exist between نَعْتٌ and وَصْفٌ or صِفَةٌ, see 1.] [You say,] لَهُ نُعُوتٌ وَمَنَاعِتُ جَمِيلَةٌ [He has goodly epithets applied to him, and goodly qualities, or properties. which are causes, or occasions, of epithets]. (A.)
[كَنَعْتِ كَذَا, a phrase similar to كَمَثَل كَذَا, meaning Like such a thing. See an ex. voce سَبّع.]
نَعْتٌ Anything excellent. (TA.)
[Hence,] فَرَسٌ نَعْتٌ, andمُنْتَعِتٌ↓, andنَعْتَةٌ↓, [in the CK, نَعْتَت,] andنَعيتٌ↓, andنَعِيتةٌ↓, A generous, or a fleet, or swift, horse, that excels in running, and outstrips others. (Ḳ.) [And so] مُنْتَعِتٌ↓ A beast of carriage, or a man, characterized, or distinguished, by that which makes him to excel others of his kind. a horse at scribed as distinguished by generousness, or by fleetness, or swiftness, and by outstripping others (TA.)
نَعْتَةٌ: see نَعْتٌ.
عَبْدُكَ نُعْتَةٌ, or أَمَتُكَ نُعْتَةٌ, Thy male slave or thy female slave, is of the highest quality. (Ḳ.) But in the A it is said, عَبَدُكَ نَعْتٌ, and أَمَتُكَ نَعْتَةٌ. (TA.)
نَعِيتٌ A generous, excellent, surpassing, man. (TA.) See also نَعْتٌ.
نَعِيتَةٌ: see نَعْتٌ,
نَاعِتٌ Describing; a describer: pl. نُعَّاتٌ. (TA.)
مَنْعُوتٌ [A person or thing described; distinguished by an epithet: and hence, a substantive qualified by an epithet].
مَنْعُوتٌ بِالْكَرَمِ [Described as possessing, or characterized by, or distinguished by, generosity; distinguished by the epithet of generous]. (A.)
مُنْتَعِتٌ: see نَعْتٌ.