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6 تَطَاعَنُوا فِى الحَرْبِ ذ , (S, K,) inf. n. تَطَاعُنٌ, (K, TA,) and accord. to the K طعنان, app. طَعَنَانٌ, [in the CK with the ع quiescent,] but correctly ↓ طِعِنَّانٌ , with two kesrehs and with a sheddeh to the ن, which is anomalous; and to this the K adds طِعَانٌ, with kesr, [in the CK written with fet-h,] but this is the inf. n. of ↓ طَاعَنُوا , not of تطاعنوا, as also مُطَاعَنَةٌ; (TA;) and ↓ اِطَّعَنُوا , (S, K,) of the measure اِفْتَعَلُوا; (S;) [They pierced, or thrust, one another in war:] Az says that التَّفَاعُلُ and الاِفْتِعَالُ scarcely ever signify otherwise than the participation of two agents. (TA.)

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