نوب نوت نوث
1. (نوت ⇒ نات)
نَاتَ, aor. يَنُوتُ, inf. n. نَوْتٌ, He (a man) moved from side to side in walking; as also نَاتَ, aor. يَنِيتُ: (L:) or he so moved by reason of weakness, or infirmity: (Ḳ:) or, by reason of drowsiness, like as the sailor turns the vessel from side to side. (L.)
نَاتٌ i. q. نَاسٌ Mankind; or men: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) like أَكْيَاتٌ for أَكْيَاسٌ; the س being changed into ت [see art. س], accord. to the dial. of certain of the Arabs; as related by Az. (Ṣ.)
نُوتِىٌّ [andنَوَّاتٌ↓] A sailor upon the sea, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) who turns about the ship in the sea: (TA:) pl. of the former نَوَاتِىُّ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) [and of the latter] نَوَّاتُونَ. (TA.) Accord. to J, from the language of the people of Syria: accord. to others, an arabicized word [from the Greek ναύτης]. (TA.)
نَوَّاتٌ: see نُوتِىٌّ.