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1 كَرُمَ ذ , inf. n. كَرَمٌ, It (a thing) was, or became, highly esteemed or prized or valued; excellent, precious, valuable, or rare: (Msb:) followed by عَلَيْهِ: see 1 in art. فجع. ― -b2- كَرُمَتْ أَرْضُهُ His land yielded increase of its seed-produce, (ISh, K,) and its soil became good, (ISh,) being manured; (ISh, K;) [or it was, or became, generous, or good; i. e., productive, or fertile]. ― -b3- كَرُمْتُ عَلَيْهِ, (S, K, art. عز,) I exceeded him in generosity, or nobleness. (TK, voce عَزٌّ.) 2 كَرَّمَهُ عَلَىَّ ذ [He honoured him above me]. (Kur, xvii. 64). ― -b2- كَرَّمَهُ عَنْ كَذَا [He preserved him from such a thing]: see an ex. in a verse cited in art. عل (conj. 3): and see, here, 4 and 5. ― -b3- كَرَّمَ He highly regarded a horse or the like. ― -b4- See تَكْرِمَةٌ. 4 أَكْرَمَهُ ذ He treated him with honour, or courtesy. ― -b2- أَكْرَمَ, and ↓ اِسْتَكْرَمَ , He found a generous horse (فَرَسًا كَرِيمًا). (TA in art. ربط.) See رَبَطَ. ― -b3- أَكْرَمْتُ عَنْهُ عِرْضِى I preserved myself from it. (S in art. عرض. See also 2.) 5 تَكَرَّمَ عَنْهُ ذ , and ↓ تَكَارَمَ , He shunned it; avoided it; kept, or removed, himself far from it; or preserved himself from it; (K;) for in stance, from foul speech. (TA in art. دقع.) ― -b2- تَكَرَّمَ He affected, or constrained himself, to be generous. (S.) 6 تَكَاْرَمَ see 5. 10 اِسْتَكْرَمَ الشَّىْءَ ذ : see 10 in art. فره. ― -b2- See also 4. إِِبْنُ الكَرْمِ ذ The قِطْف [i. e. grape, or bunch of grapes]. (T in art. بنى.) كَرَمٌ ذ in a horse, &c., generous quality. See حَسَبٌ; and see كَرِيمٌ, and مَكْرُمَةٌ, and شَرِيفٌ. ذُو الجَلَالِ وَالإِِكْرَامِ ذ (Kur, lv. 27) Possessed of majesty, or greatness, and bounty: (Jel:) or, of absolute independence and universal bounty. (Bd.) الكُرْكُمُ الصَّغِيرُ ذ : see العُرُوقُ الصُّفْرُ. كَرِيمٌ ذ Generous; liberal; honourable: noble; high-born; contr. of لَئِيمٌ. (K, &c.) ― -b2- [A generous, a noble, a high-bred, a well-born, or an excellent, horse, &c.; of generous, high, or good, breed or quality.] ― -b3- A thing highly esteemed or prized or valued; excellent, precious, valuable, or rare. (Msb.) ― -b4- [أَرْضٌ كَرِيمَةٌ Productive land. See كَرُمَتْ أَرْضُهُ.] ― -b5- بَعِيرٌ كَرِيمٌ عَلَى أَهْلِهِ [A camel held in high estimation by his owner]. (TA in art. دفع.) ― -b6- [وَجْهُ ا@للّٰهِ الكَرِيمُ means The glorious face of God: see an ex. voce سُبْحَةٌ.] ― -b7- كَراَئِمُ المَالِ (TA) or الأَمْوَالِ (Mgh, Msb) Such as are held in high estimation, precious, or excellent, of cattle or other possessions; (Mgh, Msb, TA;) the choice, or best, thereof. (Mgh, Msb.) حُبًّا وَكَرَامَةٌ ذ , see حُبٌّ. ― -b2- لَا وَلَا كَرَامَةً No; nor a jar-cover: i. e., No: (I will not give thee, or I will not do, what thou requirest,) nor anything else. See حُبٌّ; and see تَكْرِمَة. ― -b3- كَراَمَةٌ, the kind of miracle so called: pl. كَرَامَاتٌ; like the term χαρίσματα as used by St. Paul in 1 Cor. xii. 9: it may be well rendered thaumaturgy: and صاَحِبُ كَراَمَاتٍ a thaumaturgus, or thaumaturgist: see مُعْجِزَهٌ, and قَرَاسَةٌ. أَكْرَمُ ذ in the sense of كَرِيمٌ, as in أَكْرَمُهُمْ أَبًا: see بَيَاضٌ. تَكْرِمَةٌ ذ , syn. with تَكْرِيمٌ; (Mgh;) subst. from كَرَّمْتُهُ; as also ↓ كَرَامَةٌ . (Msb.) مَكْرَمَةٌ ذ A means. or cause, of attaining honour. (Mgh, Msb.) مَكْرُمٌ ذ : see أَلُوكٌ and يُسْرٌ. مَكْرُمَةٌ ذ A generous, or honourable, quality or action. (Msb, &c.) ― -b2- عَلِىَ فِى المَكَارِمِ [He became eminent in generous, or honourable, actions or practices or qualities or dispositions]. (Msb in art. علو.) ― -b3- مَكَارِمُ may often be rendered Excellencies. أَرْضٌ مَكْرُمَةٌ ذ and ↓ كَرَمٌ (tropical:) Generous, good, land: (K, TA:) [good and fertile land:] or dunged and tilled land. (TA.) And أَرْضٌ مَكْرُمَةٌ لِلنَّبَاثِ (tropical:) Land producing good herbage or plants. (S, TA. [In some copies of the S, good for herbage or plants.])

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