He [uttered calumny: or] excited discord, or dissension, and made known discourse in a mischievous manner; or embellished speech with falsehood. (M, Ḳ.) You say, نَمَّ بِهِ and عَلَيْهِ, inf. n. نَمٌّ and نَمِيمَةٌ and نَمِيمٌ, or this last is pl. of نَمِيمَةٌ, (M,) meaning, He calumniated him; or misrepresented him.
نَمَّ الحَدِيثَ He made known, divulged, or told, conversation, in a malicious or mischievous manner, so as to occasion discord, dissension, or the like. (TA, art. قت; and Mṣb. *)
R. Q. 1نَمْنَمَ
He variegated a thing: he decorated or embellished it. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
The sound of the bow-string. (Kr.)
نَمِيمَةٌ Malicious and mischievous misrepresentation; calumny; slander; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) the embel-lishment of speech with falsehood. (Kr.)
The sutures of the skull; as resembling lines of writing; see شَأْنٌ.
now commonly applied to Wild thyme, thymus serpyllum: see شَبَهَانٌ.
The artery in the head: see أَبْهَرُ.
A garment, or piece of cloth, figured with marks resembling writing, or otherwise. See مَذَبَّرٌ.