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لَبِثَ ذ , aor. لَبَثَ , inf. n. لَبْثٌ (which is contr. to analogy, because the inf. n. of an intrans. v. of the measure فَعِلَ is, accord. to rule, of the measure فَعَلٌ, S,) and لَبَيثٌ (agreeably with analogy, occurring in a verse of Jereer, S,) and لَبَاثٌ (S, K) and لُبْثٌ (which is the first form given by ISd) TA, [and the most common,]) and لُبَاثٌ and لَبَاثَةٌ and لَبِيثَةٌ, (K,) which are all contr. to analogy, (TA,) and لُبْثَانٌ, (ISd,) [this last, which is also contr. to analogy, is said in the TA, to be like سحبان, but this I suppose to be a mistake for سُبْحَان,] or لُبْثٌ and لَبَاثٌ are substs., (Msb,) He tarried; paused; tarried and waited or expected; was patient, and tarried and waited or expected: (S, K:) he tarried; remained; stayed; stopped; paused; (ISd, Msb;) as also ↓ تلبّث ; (Msb;) بِمَكَانٍ in a place: (ISd, Msb:) or ↓ تلبّث signifies he waited; or paused; syn. تَوَقَّفَ (K) ― -b2- مالَبِثَ أَنْ فَعَلَ كَذَا وَكَذَا He delayed not, or was not slow, to do, or in doing, such and such things. (TA, and the other lexicons passim. ― -b3- اِلْبَثْ عَنْ فُلَانٍ Wait for such a one, and leave him, until thy doing so shall manifest the error of his judgement, or opinion. (A.) 2 لَبَّثَ see 4. 4 البثهُ ذ ; and ↓ لبّثهُ , inf. n. تَلْبِيثٌ; He made him to tarry; to tarry and wait, or expect; to be patient, and tarry, and wait, or expect. (S, K.) 5 تَلَبَّثَ see 1. 10 استلبثهُ ذ He deemed him, or it, slow, or tardy. (K, TA.) لُبْثٌ ذ and ↓ لَبَاثٌ (Msb) A tarrying; a staying; a stopping: (Msb:) and ↓ لُبْثَةٌ a loitering; tarrying; staying; waiting; pausing in expectation. (K.) ― -b2- هُوَ قَلِيلُ اللَّبَاثِ, and ↓ اللُّبْثَةِ , [He tarries, or stays, little]. (A.) ― -b3- اَلماءُ إِِذَا طَالَ لُبْثُهُ ظَهَرَ خُبْثُهُ [When water remains long stagnant, its corruptness, or impurity, or foulness, becomes apparent]. (A.) لَبِثٌ ذ : see لَابِثٌ. ― -b2- Slow; tardy; late. (Fr.) لَبْثَةٌ ذ A single act of tarrying, staying, or stopping. (Msb.) لُبْثَةٌ ذ : see لُبْثٌ. لِبْثَةٌ ذ A mode, or manner, of tarrying, staying, or stopping. (Msb.) لَبَاثٌ ذ : see لُبْثٌ ― -b2- فَرَسٌ لَبَاثٌ A slow horse: so in some copies of the K: but correctly, قَوْسٌ لَبَاثٌ, as in the L, a slow bow, accord. to AHn. (TA.) خَبِيثٌ لَبِيثٌ نَبِيثٌ ذ are said conjointly: so in the K: or نَجِيثٌ لَبِيثٌ: so in the L. (TA.) لَبِيثَةٌ مِنَ النَّاسِ ذ A company, or an assembly, of people of different tribes; (K;) [as also لَوِيثَةٌ]. لَابِثٌ ذ and ↓ لَبِثٌ Tarrying; tarrying and waiting, or expecting; being patient, and tarrying, and waiting, or expecting: (S, K:) the former word is the more approved. (Fr.)
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