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1هَفَتَ

, aor. هَفِتَ, inf. n. هَفْتٌ; (TA;) and تهافت; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) It fell continuously, or successively, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) part by part, (Ṣ,) or part after part, like as snow, or fine rain, falls. (TA.) تهافت is mostly used with reference to something evil; (TA;) [as] يَتَهَافَتُونَ فِى النَّارِ [They shall fall successively into the fire of hell]; (TA, from a trad.;) [and] تَهَافَتَ الفَرَاشُ فِى النَّارِ The moths fell successively into the fire; (Ṣ;) [and] تَهَافَبَ القَوْمُ The people fell down successively dead; (TA;) [and] تَهَافَتُوا عَلَيْهِ They fell upon him successively. (TA.)
هَفَتَ and تَهَافَتَ It (snow, and fine rain,) fell quickly. (TA.)
هَفَتَ, [aor. هَفِتَ,] inf. n. هَفْتٌ, He, or it, fell; fell down. (TA.)
هَفَتَ, aor. هَفِتَ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) inf. n. هَفْتٌ and هُفَاتٌ; (TA;) and انهفت; (Ṣ;) It was, or became, depressed, or lowered; syn. إِنْخَفَضَ and إِتَّضَعَ. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
هَفَتَ and انهفت It was, or became, lessened, or diminished. (IḲṭṭ.)
هَفَتَ, (aor. هَفِتَ, inf. n. هَفْتٌ, TA,) It became minute, fine, or slender; syn. دَقَّ. (Ḳ.)
هَفَتَ, (aor. هَفِتَ, Ḳ,) inf. n. هَفْتٌ and هُفَاتٌ, It flew about, or became dispersed, by reason of its lightness. (Ṣ, Ḳ.)
هَفَتَ, aor. هَفِتَ, He talked much, without consideration. (Ḳ, TA.)

6تهافت

It (a garment) fell in pieces, piece after piece falling off, and became worn out. (TA.)
تهافت It was continuous, or successive; syn. تَتَابَعَ. (Ḳ.)
See also 1.
تهافت النَّاسُ عَلَى المَاءِ The people pressed, or crowded, to the water, [one after another, or party after party]. (Mṣb.)

هَفْتٌ

Rain falling quickly. (Ḳ.)
A depressed, or low, piece of ground: (Ḳ:) like هَجْلٌ. (Az.)
كَلَامٌ هَفْتٌ Inconsiderate loquacity. (TA.)
هَفْتٌ Abundant stupidity: (Ḳ:) surpassing stupidity. (IAạr.)

هَفَاتٌ

Stupid; foolish; of little sense. (Ṣ, Ḳ.) [But see its syn. لَفَاتٌ, voce أَلْفَتُ.] Authorities differ respecting this word and لَفَاتٌ, whether they should be written with ت or with ة or with both. (TA.)

حَبٌّ هَفُوتٌ

Grain that falls to the bottom of the cooking-pot, and swells out quickly. (Lth.)

وَرَدَتْ هَفِيتَةٌ مِنَ النَّاسِ

There came a party of men whom a year of drought had compelled to emigrate. (Ṣ.)

مَهْفُوتٌ

Confounded; perplexed; amazed: (Ḳ:) like مَهْبُوتٌ. (TA.)