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هَلَكَ ذ , inf. n. هَلَاكٌ &c., (S, K, &c.,) He, or it, perished, came to nought, came to an end, passed away, was not, was no more, or became non-existent or annihilated: (KL, PS in explanation of هَلاَكٌ, &c.:) or fell: or became in a bad, or corrupt, state; became corrupted, vitiated, marred, or spoiled: or went away, no one knew whither: (Mgh in explanation of هَلاَكٌ:) he died. (K.) ― -b2- هَلَكَتْ أَرْضُهُ His land had its herbage dried up by drought: see جَرِبَ. 2 وَادِى تُهُلِّكَ ذ I. q. تُضُلِّل 4 أَهْلَكَهُ ذ He destroyed, made an end of, or caused to perish or come to an end, made away, did away with, or brought to nought, him, or it; took away his life. 6 تَهَالَكَ غَمًّا ذ [app. He perished gradually by reason of grief.] (A, art. سوس: see 1 in that art.) ― -b2- تَهَالَكَ عَلَيْهِ He was vehemently eager for it. (TA.) ― -b3- تَهَالَكَ فِيهِ He strove, laboured, toiled, or exerted himself, in it, namely in running; as also ↓ اِهْتَلَكَ . (TA.) He strove, laboured, toiled, or exerted himself, and hastened, in it, namely an affair; as also ↓ استهلك فيه . (TA.) ― -b4- تَهَالَكَتْ said of a she-camel, i. q. عَشِقَتْ [She vehemently desired the stallion]. (AA, TA in art. عشق.) 8 إِِهْتَلَكَ see 6. 10 اِسْتَهْلَكَ ذ properly signifies He sought, or courted, destruction; like اِسْتَمَاتَ: see مُسْتَمِيتَ: and see an ex. voce شَرْشَرَةٌ. ― -b2- اِسْتَهْلَكَ فِى كَذَا He (a man) distressed, troubled, or fatigued, himself in, or respecting, such a thing. (TA.) See also 6. هَلَكَةٌ ذ The drying up of the plants, or herbage. (AHn, TA.) See هَلاَكٌ. هَلاَكٌ ذ [Perdition; destruction; a state of perdition or destruction: a lost state;] death. (K.) ― -b2- هَلاَكٌ and ↓ هَلَكَةٌ are syn. (S, Msb, K.) ― -b3- اِرْتَبَكَ فِى اِنْهَلَكَاتِ He stuck fast in cases of perdition: see art. ربك. هَالِكٌ ذ Dead; or dying. (Bd, Jel in xii. 85) ― -b2- هَالِكٌ sometimes means Subject to perish; as in the Kur, xxviii. last verse. مَهْلُكٌ ذ : see أَلُوكٌ. مَهْلِكٌ ذ Death: see a verse cited voce سَهُوٌ. مَهْلَِكَةٌ ذ A cause of perdition, or of death. (TA in art. بخل.) ― -b2- (tropical:) A place of perdition or death: and a desert: (KL:) or a [desert, or such as is termed] مَفَازَة; (S, K, TA;) because persons perish therein; (Z, TA;) or because it urges [or leads] to perdition. (TA.) See جَادَّةٌ. هُوَ مُسْتَهْلِكٌ إِِلَى كَذَا ذ i. q. مُسْتَمِيتٌ [q. v.]. (TA, art. موت, from the A.) ― -b2- مُسْتَهْلِكُ الوِرْدِ A road that destroys him who seeks water, by reason of its far extent. (O.)
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