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1 شَتَّ ذ , (S, A, Mgh, K,) aor. شَتِ3َ , (Msb,) inf. n. شَتٌّ (S, Msb, K *) and شَتَاتٌ, (S, A, K, *) or the latter is a simple subst., (Msb,) and شَتيِتٌ (K, by implication,) and شُتُوتٌ; (MA;) and ↓ انشتّ , (K,) and ↓ استشتّ , and ↓ تشتّت ; (S, K; [but the last, app., has an intensive signification;]) It (the state of affairs, S, or the state of union of a people or party, A, TA) became dissolved, broken up, discomposed, deranged, disorganized, disordered, or unsettled; syn. تَفَرَّقَ, (S, A, Msb, K, TA,) or اِنْفَرَقَ; (CK;) and of the third and fourth verbs, [or rather of all,] اِنْتَشَرَ. (TA.) And ↓ تشتّتوا They became separated, disunited, dispersed, or scattered. (A.) -A2- See also 2, in two places. 2 شتّت ذ , (S, K,) inf. n. تَشْتِيتٌ; (S;) and ↓ اشتّ ; and ↓ شَتَّ , aor. شَتِ3َ , [which is anomalous in the case of a trans. verb of this class,] inf. n. شَتٌّ and شَتَاتٌ and شَتِيتٌ; (K;) [the first and second mentioned in the K only with reference to God as the agent;] He dissolved, broke up, discomposed, deranged, disorganized, disordered, or unsettled, syn. فَرَّقَ, (S, K,) the state of affairs [&c.], (S,) and the state of union of a people or party. (TA.) And one says also, بِى قَوْمِىاشتّ My people, or party, dissolved, broke up, &c., my state of affairs. (S, TA.) And بِقَلْبِىشَتَّ كَذَا وَكَذَا Such and such things discomposed, or disorganized, (فَرَّقَ, [which may also be rendered frightened,]) my mind, or heart. (As, TA.) And شَتَّتَهُمُ ا@للّٰهُ God separated, disunited, dispersed, or scattered, them. (A.) 4 أَشْتَ3َ see 2, in two places. -A2- [أَشَتَّ عَلَيْكَ It (a thing) was, or became, distinct, or clear, to thee. (Freytag, from the Deewán of the Hudhalees.)] 5 تَشَتَّ3َ see 1, in two places. 7 إِِنْشَتَ3َ and 10: see 1. شَتٌّ ذ an inf. n. of 1 [q. v.] (S, Msb, K.) ― -b2- And signifying Separation, disunion, or dispersion: so in the saying, الحَمْدُ لِلّٰهِ الَّذِى جَمَعَنَا مِنْ شَتٍّ [Praise be to God who has brought us together from a state of separation, disunion, or dispersion]: (TA:) a saying mentioned by AA, as heard by him from an Arab of the desert: (S, TA:) and ↓ شَتَاتٌ is [similar in meaning, being] likewise an inf. n. of 1; (S, A, K;) or it is a subst. from the intrans. verb شَتَّ, (Msb,) and signifies a state of separation or disunion; as in the saying, أَخَافُ عَلَيْكُمُ الشَّتَاتَ [I fear for you separation, or disunion]. (TA.) -A2- Also i. q. مُتَفَرِّقٌ [meaning Dissolved, broken up, discomposed, deranged, disorganized, disordered, or unsettled; and separated, disunited, dispersed, or scattered]; as also ↓ شَتِيتٌ , (S, A, Msb,) [and ↓ شَتَاتٌ , as will be shown in what follows;] or ↓ شَتِيتٌ is syn. with مُفَرَّقٌ, [which is virtually the same as مُتَفَرِّقٌ,] and مُشَتَّتٌ: (K:) the pl. of شَتٌّ is أَشْتَاتٌ (S) [and شُتُوتٌ also, as will be shown by an ex. in what follows]: and ↓ شَتَّى is pl. of ↓ شَتِيتٌ , like as مَرْضَى is of مَرِيضٌ; (Jel in xx. 55, and MF;) or, accord. to some, it is a sing. noun. (MF.) One says أَمْرٌ شَتٌّ i. e. مُتَفَرِّقٌ [A state of affairs dissolved, broken up, &c.]; (S;) and [so] ↓ أَمْرٌ شَتَاتٌ , the latter word being an inf. n. used as an epithet. (Ham p. 176.) And ↓ صَارَ جَمْعُهُمْ شَتِيتًا i. e. مُتَفَرِّقًا [Their company, or congregated body, became separated, disunited, dispersed, or scattered]. (A.) And جَاؤُوا أَشْتَاتًا They came separated, disunited, dispersed, or scattered; syn. مُتَفَرِّقِينَ: (S, Msb, K:) and so ↓ جاؤوا شَتَاتَ شَتَاتَ , (K,) in one copy of the K شَتَاتَ وَشَتَاتَ; and MF allows ↓ شُتَاتَ , like ثُلَاثَ and رُبَاعَ; but there is no apparent reason for the repetition; and accord. to the L, the phrase as transmitted from the authorities worthy of confidence is ↓ جَآءَ القَوْمُ شَتَاتًا and شَتَاتَ i. e. The people, or party, came separated, &c. (TA.) And ↓ قَوْمٌ شَتَّى (S, Msb, K, TA) A people, or party, separated, &c.; syn. مُتَفَرِّقُونَ: (Msb, TA:) or consisting of sundry, or distinct, bodies; not of one tribe. (K.) And إِِنَّ المَجْلِسَ لَيَجْمَعُ شُتُوتًا مِنَ النَّاسِ, (S, TA,) and مِنَ النَّاسِشَتَّى , Verily the assembly comprises sundry, or distinct, bodies of men; (TA;) or men not of one tribe. (S TA.) And ↓ أَشْيَآءُ شَتَّى [Things of sundry, or different, or distinct, kinds or sorts]. (S.) أَزْوَاجًا مِنْ نَبَاتٍشَتَّى , in the Kur xx. 55, means Sorts, of plants, various, or different, in colours, tastes, &c. (Jel.) ↓ أُمَّهَاتُهُمْ شَتَّى see expl. voce أُمٌّ. And تَؤُوبُشَتَّى الحَلَبَهْ, a prov., see expl. voce حَالِبٌ. شَتَاتٌ ذ and شَتَاتَ and شَتَاتًا: see شَتٌّ, in five places. شُتَاتَ ذ : see شَتٌّ. شَتِيتٌ ذ : see شَتٌّ, in four places. ثَغْرٌ شَتِيتٌ means [Fore teeth] separate, or wide-apart, one from another. (S, A, K.) Tarafeh says, “ مِنْ شَتِيتٍ كَأَقَاحِ الرَّمْلِ غُرْ
” [meaning From separate fore teeth like white chamomiles of the sands: ثَغْرٍ being understood, and غُرْ being for غُرٍّ]. (TA.) شَتَّى ذ : see شَتٌّ, in seven places: ― -b2- and see also the last sentence of the following paragraph. شَتَّانَ بَيْنُهُمَا ذ , (K, TA, but omitted in the CK,) with damm to the ن of بين, (TA,) [Different, or distinct, are they two: or widely different or distinct are they two: or how very, or widely, different or distinct, are they two! lit., the union of them two is severed: or the interval between them two is far-extending, or wide: or how greatly is the union of them two severed! as will be shown below.] AZ quotes, in his “ Nawádir, ” with بين in the nom. case, the following verse: “ شَتَّانَ بَيْنُهُمَا فِى كُلِّ مَنْزِلَةٍ
هٰذَا يَخَافُ وَهٰذَا يَرْتَجِى أَبَدَا
” [Different, or widely different, &c., are they two in every predicament: this fears, and this hopes, ever]. (TA.) The mansoob form, however, is also employed (K, TA, but omitted in the CK) by some of the Arabs in the above-mentioned phrase, so that one says, شَتَّانَ بَيْنَهُمَا, مَا being understood, as though one said, شَتَّ الَّذِى بَيْنَهُمَا [meaning, as above explained, Different, or widely different, &c., are they two: lit., separated, or disunited, or severed, is that which is between them two: or far-extending, or wide, is the interval between them two: or how greatly separated, or severed, is the union between them two!]: Hassán Ibn-Thábit says, “ وَشَتَّانَ بَيْنَكُمَا فِى النَّدَى
وَفِى البَأْسِ وَالخُبْرِ وَالمَنْظَرِ
” [And different, or widely different, &c., are ye two in munificence and in valour and internal state and external appearance]. (TA.) In like manner also, [but with ما,] one says, شَتَّانَ مَا بَيْنَهُمَا, (A, Msb, K,) accord. to Th. (TA.) This [as also, consequently, the same phrase without ما] is disallowed by As and IKt: IB, however, says that this phrase occurs in the verses of chaste Arabs: for instance, Abu-l-Aswad EdDuälee says, “ وَشَتَّانَ مَا بَيْنِى وَبَيْنَكَ إِِنَّنِى
عَلَى كُلِّ حَالٍ أَسْتَقِيمُ وَتَظْلَعُ
” [And different, or widely different, &c., are I and thou: for I, in every case, go erect, and thou haltest]: and similar is the saying of El-Ba'eeth, “ وَشَتَّانَ مَا بَيْنِى وَبَيْنَ ا@بْنِ خَالِدٍ
أُمَيَّةَ فِى الرِّزْقِ الَّذِى يَتَقَسَّمُ
” [And different, or widely different, &c., are I and Ibn-Khálid Umeiyeh, with respect to the supplies for the wants of life that are divided among mankind]. (TA.) One says also, شَتَّانَ مَا هُمَا; (S, A, K;) and شَتَّانَ مَا عَمْرٌو وَأَخُوهُ; (S, K;) Different, or distinct, or widely different, &c., are they two; and 'Amr and his brother: [lit., separate, or distinct, are they two; &c.: or remote are they two, one from the other; &c.:] or how greatly, or widely, are they two separated; &c.! (S, A, K:) here ما is redundant; and in the former phrase, هما is the agent of شتّان; as is the former of the two nouns, to which the latter noun is conjoined, in the latter phrase. (TA.) ElAashà says, “ شَتَّانَ مَا يَوْمِى عَلَى كُورِهَا
وَيَوْمُ حَيَّانَ أَخِىجَابِرِ
” [Different, or widely different, &c., are (or were) my day upon her (the camel's) saddle, and the day of Heiyán the brother of Jábir: in which, for يَوْمِى and يَوْمُ, some read نَوْمِى and نَوْمُ]. (S, TA.) And in like manner, [but without ما,] one says, شَتَّانَ أَخُوهُ وَأَبُوهُ [Different, or widely different, &c., are his brother and his father]. (TA.) [See also an ex. in a verse cited voce دَائِمٌ, in art. دوم.] ― -b2- شَتَّانَ, is a preterite verbal noun, signifying اِفْتَرَقَ, [and so expl. above,] accord. to many authorities, [including most of the grammarians,] and therefore they have made it a condition that its agent must be what denotes more than one: [for اشترطوا فى فعله التردّد, I read اشترطوا فى فاعلهُ التعدّد, which agrees with what is afterwards said in the TA and here; though the former phrase may be so rendered as to convey essentially the same meaning: but this condition is not necessary if we render شتّان by بَعُدَ:] (TA:) or it signifies تَبَاعَدَ and اِفْتَرَقَ; (Ibn-Umm-Kásim;) or بَعُدَ; [and so expl. above;] (S, A, Msb, K;) and is inflected from شَتُتَ; (S, K;) [which is a verb not used; in the CK, incorrectly, شَتَتَ;] the fet-hah of the ن being the fet-hah originally pertaining to the [final] ت [of the verb]; and this fet-hah shows the word to be inflected from the preterite verb, like as سَرْعَانَ is from سَرُعَ, and وَشْكَانَ from وَشُكَ: (S:) or, accord. to Er-Radee, it implies wonder, [like several verbs of the measure فَعُلَ, as shown in remarks on هَيُؤَ &c.,] and means how greatly separated, disunited, or severed, &c.! (TA:) or, accord. to El-Marzookee and Hr and Zj and some others, it is an inf. n.: El-Marzookee says, in his Expos. of the Fs, that it is an inf. n. of a verb not used, [namely شَتُتَ,] and is indecl., with fet-hah for its termination, because it is put in the place of a pret. verb, being equivalent to شَتَّ, [for شَتُتَ,] i. e., تَشَتَّتَ أَوْ تَفَرَّقَ جِدًّا [as expl. above]: and Zj says that it is an inf. n. occupying the place of a verb, of the measure فَعْلَان, and therefore indecl., because differing thus from others of its class: Aboo-'Othmán El-Mázinee says that شَتَّان and سُبْحَان may receive tenween, whether they be substs, or occupying the place of substs.: upon which AAF observes that if شتّان be in its proper place, it is a verbal noun, meaning شَتَّ: if with tenween, it is indeterminate; if without tenween, determinate; and if translated from its office of a verbal noun, and made a subst. answering to التَّشْتِيتُ, and determinate, it is similar to سبحان in the phrase سُبْحَانَ مِنْ عَلْقَمَةَ الفَاخِرِ, which is a subst. answering to التَّنْزِيهُ. (TA.) The ن in شَتَّان (sometimes, TA) receives kesreh; (K;) though this is contr. to what is said by AZ and by IDrst: its being sometimes with kesreh is mentioned by Th, on the authority of Fr: and Er-Radee seems to infer that its being so was an opinion of As; and gives two reasons for his disallowal of the expression شتّان ما بين; first, because شتّان occurs with kesr to the ن; and second, because its agent cannot be otherwise than what denotes more than one: [but see what has been observed above on this point:] IAmb says that one must not say شَتَّانِ مَا بَيْنَ أَخِيكَ وَأَبِيكَ, because, in this case, شتّان [virtually] governs only one noun in the nom. case: but that one may say, شَتَّانِ أَخُوكَ وَأَبُوكَ, and شَتَّانِ مَا أَخُوكَ وَأَبُوكَ, using شَتَّانِ as the dual of شَتٌّ; though correctly شتّان is a verbal noun: MF, however, observes that the Expositors of the Fs seem to say that Fr makes شَتَّانِ to be the dual of شَتٌّ; but that he only mentions it as a dial. var. of شَتَّانَ: the following is adduced as an ex. “ لَشَتَّانَ مَا أَنْوِى وَيَنْوِى بَنُو أَبِى
” [Different, or widely different, &c., are that which I intend and that which the sons of my father intend]: in which شتّان is read with both fet-hah and kesreh: and it is said in the O that شَتَّانِ is a dial. var. of شَتَّانَ. (TA.) ― -b3- IJ mentions ↓ شَتَّى as an accidental syn. of شتّان; and says that it is not the fem. of the latter: therefore the assertion of some, that it is used by poetical license in the following verse of Jemeel requires consideration: “ أُرِيدُ صِلَاحَهَا وَتُرِيدُ قَتْلِى
وَشَتَّى بَيْنَ قَتْلِى وَالصِّلَاحِ
” [I desire to make peace with her, but she desires to slay me: and different, or widely different, &c., are slaying me and making peace]. (TA.)

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