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1 مَسَخَهُ ذ , (S, K,) aor. مَسَخَ , (K,) inf. n. مَسْخٌ, (S,) He transformed him, or metamorphosed him, (S, Msb, K,) into a worse, or more foul, or more ugly, shape. (S, K.) Ex. مَسَخَهُ ا@للّٰهُ قِرْدًا God transformed him into an ape. (S, K.) [See Kur, xxxvi. 67.] ― -b2- مَسَخَ شِعْرًا He took and transformed poetry; accord. to the most common usage, by the substitution of what is synonymous with the original, wholly or partly; but sometimes by altering the meanings. (M, F.) See 1 (last sentence) in art. سلخ. ― -b3- مَسَخَ الكَاتِبُ The writer corrupted what he wrote by changing the diacritical points and altering the meaning. (Msb.) ― -b4- مَسَخَ النَّاقَةَ, (L, K,) aor. مَسَخَ , inf. n. مَسْخٌ, (L,) (tropical:) He rendered the she-camel lean, and wounded her back, by fatigue and use: (A'Obeyd, L, K:) as also مَسَحَ. (L.) ― -b5- مَسُخَ, [aor. مَسُخَ ,] inf. n. مَسَاخَةٌ (assumed tropical:) It (flesh-meat, and fruit,) was, or became, tasteless, or insipid: it (food) had no salt nor colour nor taste: and, sometimes, it was between sweet and bitter. (L.) ― -b6- مَسَخَ طَعْمَهُ (assumed tropical:) It caused its taste to depart; took away its taste. (S.) 4 امسخ ذ It (a humour) became dissolved. (L, K.) 7 إِِمَّسَخَتِ العَضُدُ ذ , [or إِِنْمَسَخَت, the original form,] The arm, between the shoulder and the elbow, became lean. (L.) إِِنْمِسَاخُ حَمَاةِ الفَرَسِ Lankness of the muscle of the thigh (ساق) called] the حماة of the horse (S, K) is disliked. (S.) [In some copies of the S, this is omitted.] مَسْخٌ ذ and ↓ مَسِيخٌ , (L, K,) [the former originally an inf. n., and therefore used as sing. and dual and pl. without alteration, though مُسُوخٌ is used as a pl. by late writers, (see De Sacy's Chrest. Ar., ii. 273,)] the latter of the measure فَعِيلٌ in the sense of the measure مَفْعُولٌ, (L,) Transformed, or metamorphosed, into a worse, or more foul, or more ugly, shape. (L, K.) Ex. الجَانُّ مَسْخُ الجِنِّ The Jánn, which are slender serpents, are the transformed of the Jinn, or Genii; like as certain persons of the Children of Israel were transformed into apes. [See Kur, ii. 61.] (L, from a trad.) ― -b2- Also, the ↓ latter, Deformed; rendered ugly in make, or form. (K.) Hence, some say, the appellation of الدَّجَّالُالمَسِيخُ [more commonly المَسِيحُ الدّجّان, q. v.]. (TA.) ― -b3- Also, the same, (tropical:) A man having no beauty. (S, K.) ― -b4- And (assumed tropical:) Weak and stupid: (K:) also an epithet applied to a man. (TA.) ― -b5- And (assumed tropical:) Flesh-meat, (S, L, K,) and fruit, (L, K,) that has no taste; tasteless; insipid: (S, L, K:) or, applied to food, that has no salt nor colour nor taste: and sometimes, that is between sweet and bitter. (L.) El-Ash'ar Er-Rakabán, of the tribe of Asad, a Jáhilee, says, addressing a man named Ridwán, (L,) “ مَسِيخٌ مَلِيخٌ كَلَحْمِ الحُوَا
رِ لَا أَنْتَ حُلْوٌ وَلَا أَنْتَ مُرٌّ
” [Tasteless, insipid, like the flesh of a new-born camel, thou art not sweet nor art thou bitter]. (S, L.) مَسَخٌ ذ Leanness of the arm, between the shoulder and the elbow. (L.) مَسِيخٌ ذ : see مَسْخٌ. مَاسِخِىٌّ ذ A bow-maker. (S, L, K.) AHn says, that مَاسِخَةُ, a man of the tribe of Azd, of Es-Saráh, is asserted to have been a bowmaker: and Ibn-El-Kelbee says, that he was the first of the Arabs who made bows; that the people of Es-Saráh who made bows and arrows were numerous, because of the abundance of trees in their district, and hence every bowmaker in after times received the above appel-lation. (L.) ― -b2- مَاسِخِيَّةٌ (L, K) and مَاسِخِيَّاتٌ (S, L) Bows: so called in relation to the abovementioned bow-maker, Másikhah of the tribe of Azd: (S, L, K:) Másikhah was his surname, and his name was Nubeysheh the son of El- Hárith, one of the sons of Nasr the son of Azd. (TA.) هُوَ أَمَسَخُ مِنْ لَحْمِ الحُوَارِ ذ [He, or it, is more tasteless, or insipid, than the flesh of the newborn camel]: i.e., he, or it, has no taste. A proverb. (S.) مَمْسُوخٌ ذ A horse, having little flesh in the rump, or buttocks: and مَمْسُوخَةٌ العَجُزِ A woman having little flesh in her posteriors: (K:) but the more approved pronunciation is with ح. (TA.)

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