, aor. نَهِتَ, [cont? to analogy,] inf. n. نَهِيتٌ (Ṣ, Ḳ) and نُهَاتٌ (Ḳ) He cried out, or uttered a cry: (TA:) [see إِنْهَتِى عَلَيْهَا voce بَهَتَ:] he uttered the kind of sound termed زَئِير; [i. e., he (a lion, TA) uttered a sound from his chest; or roared:] (Ḳ:) or he uttered a sound lower than that which is termed زئير: (Ṣ:) or he breathed hard; or emitted the voice, or the breath, with a moaning; i. q. زَحَرَ, (Ḳ,) and طَحَرَ: (TA:) or he uttered a sound from his chest on an occasion of distress. (TA.)
↓المُنْهِتُ (thus the last is written accord. to the Ḳ, but it occurs in a verse written
↓المُنَهِّتُ, TA, and in this latter manner it is written in the L,) The lion. (Ḳ.)
أَسَدٌ نَهَّاتٌ, (Ṣ, L,) and
↓مُنَهِّتٌ, (L,) [A lion uttering frequently a low growl]. (Ṣ, L.)
حِمَارٌ نَهَّاتٌ (tropical:) An ass that brays much, or frequently. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
رَجُلٌ نَهَّاتٌ (tropical:) A man that breathes hard; or emits the voice, or the breath, with a moaning. (Ṣ, Ḳ, *) See مُطَلِّحٌ.
The throat; the guttur: (Ḳ:) so called because the sound termed نَهِيت proceeds from it. (TA.)
, and المُنْهِتُ, and المُنَهِّتُ: see النَهَّاتُ.