1 مَالَ ذ [He, or it, inclined, leant, bent, propended, tended, declined, deviated, or deflected.] ― -b2- مَالَ مَعَهُ and ↓ مَايَلَهُ He conformed with, and assisted, or aided, him. (TA.) ― -b3- مَالَ إِِلَيْهِ He loved him. (TA.) ― -b4- He wronged him. (TA.) He was, or became, inimical to him. ― -b5- مَالَتِ الدَّابَّةُ مِنْ رِجْلِهَا (K, art. غمز,) i. q. ظَلَعَتْ [It limped]. (TA.) 2 مَيَّلَ بَيْنَ شَيْئَيْنِ ذ He wavered, or vacillated, between two things. (S, MA.) See 10. 3 مَايَلَهُ ذ He inclined towards him reciprocally: and مَايَلَا they two inclined each towards the other. (TK, art. هود.) See also مَالَ مَعَهُ in 1. 5 تَمَيَّلَ See 6. ― -b2- تَمَيَّلَ بِالقَوْلِ He vacillated in the saying: see تَرَجَّحَ. 6 تَمَايَلَ فِى مِشْيَتِهِ ذ [He affected an inclining of his body, or a bending, or he inclined his body, or bent, from side to side, in his gait; a meaning well known, and still common]; (S;) syn. تَثَنَّى. (Har, p. 269.) ― -b2- See تَزَايُغٌ. ― -b3- تَمَايَلَتْ فِى مِشْيَتِهَا and ↓ تَمَيَّلَتْ signify the same. (TA.) ― -b4- تَمَايَلَ إِِلَى الشَّىْءِ; and عَنْ طَرِيقِهِ: i. q. تَجَانَفَ [He affected a deviation, or purposely deviated from his course, &c.] (TA in art. جنف.) 10 استمالهُ ذ , and استمال بِقَلْبِهِ, (S, K,) He inclined him, and his heart. (K.) ― -b2- اِسْتَمَالَهُ He attracted him to himself; or sought to make him incline. (MA.) ― -b3- استمال is a quasi-pass. of ↓ مَيَّلَهُ . (K, * TA.) مِيلٌ ذ as used by the Arabs, [A mile:] The distance to which the eye reaches along land: accord. to the ancient astronomers, three thousand cubits: accord to the moderns, four thousand cubits: but the difference is merely verbal; for they agree that its extent is ninety-six thousand digits; [about 5166 English feet;] each digit being the measure of six barley-corns, each placed with its belly next to another; but the ancients say that the cubit is thirty-two digits; which makes the mile three thousand cubits. (Msb, which see for more.) See also مُطْلِبٌ ― -b2- ميِلٌ i. q. مُلْمُولٌ, [A style]. (K.) مَيْلٌ ذ Inclination; leaning; bent; propensity; tendency. مَيَلٌ ذ A natural wryness. (S.) مِيلَانِ ذ (?) of a مَحَالَة of a well: see ثِنَايَةٌ. مَيَّالٌ ذ [i. q. مُتَمَايِلٌ, Inclining much]. (A, art. فيد.) See سَيَّالٌ. أَمْيَلُ ذ Swaying on horseback: see an ex. of its pl. مِيلٌ in a verse cited voce أَشْعَلَ. ― -b2- عِمَّةٌ مَيْلَآءُ: see قَفْدَآءُ. امالةُ الأَلِفِ ذ The inclining of the sound of ا when quiescent, after fet-hah, towards the sound of ى; so that the fet-hah, with that ا, composes a sound the same as that of the long “ e ” in the English wordthere. ” This is accordant with present usage; and I have not found any learned Arab who asserts otherwise. See also نَابٌ, and حَجَّاجٌ, and مَشُوبٌ.

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