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1 سَبَّهُ ذ , (S, M, K,) [aor. سَبُ3َ ,] inf. n. سَبٌّ, (M,) He cut him, or it. (S, M, K.) ― -b2- And i. q. عَقَرَهُ [i. e. He wounded him; or hocked, houghed, or hamstrung, him; &c.]. (S, * K.) ― -b3- And, (S, M, K,) aor. as above, (S, TA,) and so the inf. n., (M, TA,) (tropical:) He pierced him in the سَبَّةٌ, i. e. the اِسْت. (S, M, K, TA.) [See an ex. in a verse cited in the first paragraph of art. سر.] ― -b4- Also سَبَّهُ, (S, M, A, Msb, K,) aor. as above, (S, M,) inf. n. سَبٌّ (S, M, Msb, K) and سِبِّيبَى, (K,) [but the latter, accord. to analogy, has an intensive signification,] He reviled him, vilified him, upbraided him, reproached him, defamed him, or gave a bad name to him; (S, M, A, MA, K, Bd in vi. 108, &c.;) from the same verb in the first of the senses expl. in this art.; (M;) as also ↓ سبّبهُ ; (K;) or the latter signifies he reviled him, vilified him, &c., much; syn. أَكْثَرَ سَبَّهُ; (M;) or is more than سَبَّهُ (أَكْثَرُ مِنْ سَبَّهُ). (TA.) 2 سَبَّ3َ see what next precedes. -A2- سبّب لِلْأَمْرِ, (MA,) inf. n. تَسْبِيبٌ, (KL, PS,) (assumed tropical:) He made, or appointed, or prepared, a means, or cause, (MA, KL, PS,) of attaining, or accomplishing, the thing, or affair. (MA.) [And سبّب, alone, (assumed tropical:) He, or it, caused or, occasioned.] You say, سَبَّبَ ا@للّٰهُ لَكَ سَبَبَ خَيْرٍ (tropical:) [May God make, or appoint, or prepare, for thee a means of attaining good, or prosperity]. (A, TA.) And سبّب لِلْمَآءِ مَجْرًى (tropical:) He made, or prepared, a channel for the water. (A, TA.) 3 سابّهُ ذ , inf. n. سِبَابٌ (S, * M, A, Msb, K *) and مُسَابَّةٌ, (M, Msb, KL, TA,) He reviled him, vilified him, upbraided him, reproached him, defamed him, or gave a bad name to him, (M, A, KL, TA,) being reviled, &c., by him. (M, A, TA.) You say, بَيْنَهُمَا سِبَابٌ Between them two is mutual reviling, &c. (A.) And المِزَاحُ سِبَابُ النَّوْكَى [Jesting is the mutual reviling, &c., of those that are foolish, or stupid]. (A, TA.) And it is said in a trad., سبَابُ المُسْلِمِ فُسُوقٌ (TA) The mutual reviling of the Muslim is a departure from obedience to God. (El-Munáwee in his Expos. of the Jámi' es-Sagheer of Es-Suyootee.) 5 تسبّب ذ [as quasi-pass. of 2, (assumed tropical:) It was, or became, made, or appointed, or prepared, as a means, or cause, of attaining, or accomplishing a thing, or an affair; followed by لِأَمْرٍ. And It was, or became, caused, or occasioned]. You say, تسبّب مَالُ الفَىْءِ (assumed tropical:) [The property of the spoil, or acquisition, or tribute, termed فَىْء was caused, or occasioned, to accrue]: for that whereby the property is caused, or occasioned, [to be obtained, as the abandonment of their abodes by unbelievers, or their making peace with Muslim invaders on the condition of paying a poll-tax or the like,] is made a means, or cause, of the accruing of the property to those to whom it is due of the recipients of the فَىْء (Az, TA.) [See also 10.] ― -b2- تسبّب بِهِ إِِلَى شَىْءٍ (assumed tropical:) He made use of it as a means, or cause, of attaining, or accomplishing, a thing. (M.) And أَتَسَبَّبُ بِفُلَانٍ إِِلَيْكَ (assumed tropical:) [I make use of such a one as a means of access to thee]. (TA in art. ذرع.) ― -b3- [Hence, in the present day, تسبّب is used as meaning (assumed tropical:) He trafficked; because trafficking is a using means to procure subsistence.] 6 تَسَابَّا ذ , (K,) [or تسابّوا,] inf. n. تَسَابٌّ, (S,) They two cut each other, (S, * K,) [or they (i. e. more than two persons) cut one another.] ― -b2- [Hence, (see 1, last sentence,)] تسابّوا, (S, M, A, MA, K,) inf. n. as above; (S;) and ↓ استبّوا ; (A, MA;) They reviled, vilified, upbraided, reproached, defamed, or gave bad names to, one another. (S, M, A, MA.) And بَيْنَهُمْ أُسْبُوبَةٌ يَتَسَابُّونَ بِهَا (S, M, A, * TA) Between them is a thing [meaning reviling or vilifying speech] with which they revile, or vilify, &c., one another. (M, TA.) 8 إِِسْتَبَ3َ see the next preceding paragraph. 10 استسبّ لِأَبَوَيْهِ ذ [He invited, or attracted, reviling, or vilifying, to his two parents]. (A.) It is said in a trad. of Aboo-Hureyreh, لَا تَمْشِيَنَّ أَمَامَ أَبِيكَ وَلَا تَجْلِسْ قَبْلَهُ وَلَا تَدَعْهُ بِا@سْمِهِ وَلَا تَسْتَسِبَّ لَهُ, i. e. [By no means walk thou before thy father, nor sit down before him, nor call him by his name,] nor expose him to reviling, or attract reviling to him, by reviling another's father, for in that case he may revile thy father in requital to thee. (TA.) -A2- اِسْتَسْبَبَ لَهُ الأَمْرُ (tropical:) (A, TA) [The thing, or affair, or event, became caused, or prepared, for him: thus expl. by IbrD: see also 5]. R. Q. 1 سَبْسَبَ ذ (assumed tropical:) He severed his tie, or ties, of relationship, by unkind behaviour to his kindred. (AA.) -A2- He went a gentle pace. (AA. [Freytag, on the authority of “ Hamak. Waked., ” assigns this meaning to ↓ تَسَبْسَبَ .]) -A3- He smelt a foul smell. (AA.) -A4- He discharged his urine. (M, K.) He made water to flow. (K.) R. Q. 2 تَسَبْسَبَ ذ It (water) ran, or flowed. (K.) ― -b2- See also R. Q. 1. سِبٌّ ذ One who reviles, vilifies, upbraids, reproaches, or defames, much, being reviled, &c.; (A'Obeyd, S, M, Msb, * K;) as also ↓ مِسَبٌّ . (S, K.) And [simply] One's mutual reviler or vilifier &c.; (A'Obeyd, S, M, K;) as also ↓ سَبِيبٌ (M, K.) A poet, (S,) namely, 'Abd-Er-Rahmán Ibn-Hassán, satirizing Miskeen Ed-Dárimee, (TA,) says, “ لَا تَسُبَّنَّنِى فَلَسْتَ بِسِبِّى
إِِنَّ سِبِّى مِنَ الرِّجَالِ الكَرِيمُ
” [Thou shalt by no means revile me; for thou art not my mutual reviler: verily he, of men, who is my mutual reviler is the generous]. (S, TA.) [See also مُسْتَبٌّ: and سَبَّابٌ.] -A2- A veil, or the like; syn. سِتْرٌ. (M.) ― -b2- A woman's muffler, or head-covering; syn. خِمَارٌ. (S, M, Msb, K.) ― -b3- A turban. (S, M, Mgh, Msb, K.) El-Mukhabbal Es-Saadee says, (S, M, Mgh,) using it in this sense, (M, Mgh,) “ وَأَشْهَدُ مِنْ عَوْفٍ حُلُولًا كَثِيرَةً
يَحُجُّونَ سِبَّ الزِّبْرِقَانِ المُزَعْفَرَا
” [And I witness many persons of 'Owf, alighting during their journeys, going repeatedly to and fro to see Ez-Zibrikán's turban dyed with saffron]: (S, M, Mgh:) for it was a custom of the chiefs of the Arabs to dye their turbans with saffron: or, as some say, the meaning is his اِسْت; [but this is correctly, or more commonly, termed سَبَّة;] and Ktr asserts that he was suspected: (M:) he says that Ez-Zibrikán used to tinge his است yellow; but this is a strange saying. (TA in art. زبرق.) ― -b4- Also, and ↓ سَبِيبَةٌ , An oblong piece (S, M, K) of cloth, (M,) or of thin cloth, (K,) or of thin linen cloth, (S,) or of white cloth: (M:) or a thin garment: (Aboo-'Omar, TA:) or so the latter word: (M:) or this signifies a linen stuff that is brought from the region of the Nile, of a kind commonly known among the merchants by [the name of] كرخ, some of which are made in Misr, and their length is eight by six [cubits: cubits being meant because the ns. of number here are fem., and ذِرَاع is fem.]: (Sh, TA:) or this same word signifies an oblong piece of cloth of any kind, or, as some say, of linen: (TA:) the pl. of the former is سُبُوبٌ; (S, K, TA;) and of the latter, سَبَائِبٌ: (S, M, K, TA:) in a verse of 'Alkameh Ibn-'Abadeh, the phrase بِسَبَا الكَتَّانِ is used for بِسَبَائِبِ الكتّان. (M.) ― -b5- See also سَبَبَ, first signification. سَبَّةٌ ذ i. q. اِسْتٌ (tropical:) [The podex, or the anus]: (S, M, A, K:) because it is discommended. (A.) [See also سِبٌّ.] -A2- مَضَتْ سَبَّةٌ مِنَ الدَّهْرِ (tropical:) A space, or long space, of time passed; (S, M, A;) [thus termed] because time is always complained of; (A;) and so سَنْبَةٌ, in which the ن is [said to be] a substitute for the [former] ب of سَبَّةٌ, in like manner as it is substituted in the case of إِِجَّاصٌ and إِِنْجَاصٌ; because [it is asserted, though this is contradicted, that] there is no word of which the radical letters are سنب. (M.) And مَا رَأَيْتُهُ مُنْذُ سَبَّةٍ (assumed tropical:) I have not seen him for, or during, a space, or long space, of time; (S, K; *) like as you say مُنْذُ سَنْبَةٍ. (S.) And عِشْنَا بِهَا سَبَّةً and سَنْبَةً (assumed tropical:) We lived in it a space, or long space, of time. (Ks, TA.) And أَصَابَتْنَا سَبَّةٌ مِنَ الحَرِّ, and البَرْدِ, and الصَّحْوِ, (K, * TA,) and الرَّوْحِ, (TA,) (tropical:) A period of some days' continuance [of heat, and of cold and of serene weather, and of gentle wind, betided us]. (K, TA.) [The pl. is سِبَابٌ.] One says, الدَّهْرُ سِبَابٌ (assumed tropical:) Time consists of vicissitudes; one turn is thus, and one is thus. (ISh, TA.) سُبَّةٌ ذ A disgrace; a shame; a thing that occasions one's being reviled. (S, M, A, K.) One says, صَارَ هٰذَا الأَمْرُ سُبَّةً عَلَيْهِ This thing became a disgrace to him, occasioning his being reviled. (S.) And أَنْتَ سُبَّةٌ عَلَى قَوْمِكَ [Thou art a disgrace to thy people]. (A.) [And ↓ مَسَبَّةٌ , in like manner, (a word of the class of مَبْخَلَةٌ and مَجْبَنَةٌ, being originally مَسْبَبَةٌ,) signifies A cause of reviling, or of being reviled; as is shown by the saying of Tufeyl El-Ghanawee, cited in the TA in art. عقب, “ فَلَمْ يَجِدِ الأَقْوَامُ فِينَا مَسَبَّةً
And the people did not find in us a cause of reviling, or of being reviled: pl. مَسَابُّ.] One says, ↓ إِِيَّاكَ وَالمَسَبَّةَ and المَسَابَّ [Beware thou of, or avoid thou, the cause of reviling or of being reviled, and the causes thereof]. (A.) ― -b2- Also One whom people revile (S, K) much. (K.) See also سُبَبَةٌ. السِّبَّةُ ذ : see السَّبَّابَةُ. سَبَبٌ ذ A rope, or cord; (S, M, A, Msb, K;) as also ↓ سِبٌّ ; (S, M, K;) the latter of the dial. of Hudheyl, (S,) and occurring in this sense in a verse of Aboo-Dhu-eyb cited voce خَيْطَةٌ; (S, M;) accord. to some, as there meaning a wooden peg, [a meaning assigned to it in the K,] but the former is the correct meaning: (M:) the pl. of both words is أَسْبَابٌ, (M, TA, *) [and] the pl. of the latter word is سُبُوبٌ (S, TA) also: (TA:) or سَبَبٌ signifies any rope let down, or made to descend, from above: (AO, TA:) or a strong and long rope, but no rope is so called except one by means of which one ascends and descends: (Khálid Ibn-Jembeh, TA:) or this appellation is only given to a rope of which one end is attached to a roof or ceiling or the like: (TA:) or one by means of which one ascends palm-trees: (Er-Rághib, TA:) [and] a rope by means of which one reaches, or gains access to, water. (TA.) فَلْيَمْدُدْ بِسَبَبٍ إِِلَى ا@لسَّمَآءِ ثُمَّ لِيَقْطَعْ, in the Kur [xxii. 15], means Let him stretch a rope to the roof, or ceiling, of his dwelling; then let him die strangled: i. e. let him die of rage: (M, TA:) or, as some say, let him stretch a rope to the lowest heaven; then let him traverse the intervening space until he reach the highest part thereof. (Bd.) The saying “ جَبَّتْ نِسَآءَ العَالَمِينَ بِالسَّبَبْ
” has been expl. in art. جب: in this instance, a rope or cord, may be meant; or a string, or thread. (M, TA.) ― -b2- Hence, (Msb,) (tropical:) A thing (S, M, Msb, K) of any kind (S, Msb, K) by means of which one attains, reaches, or gains access to another thing: (S, M, Msb, K:) pl. as above. (M.) One says, جَعَلْتُ فُلَانًا لِى سَبَبًا إِِلَى فُلَانٌ فِى حَاجَتِى, i. e. (assumed tropical:) [I made such a one] a means of access [to such a one in the case of my want]. (TA.) Hence, (M,) أَسْبَابُ السَّمَآءِ (assumed tropical:) The places of ascent of the heaven, or sky: (M, K:) or the tracts, or regions, thereof: (S, K:) or the gates thereof. (Ibn-Es-Seed, K. [See an ex. in a verse cited voce ثَمَانُونَ.]) And the saying, اِرْتَقَى فِى الأَسْبَابِ, meaning (assumed tropical:) He excelled [or attained to excellence] in religion. (M.) ― -b3- (assumed tropical:) A road, or way. (A. [There mentioned among proper, not tropical, significations.]) So in the saying, in the Kur xviii. 88 and 91, ثُمَّ ا@تَّبَعَ سَبَبًا (assumed tropical:) [Then he followed a road, or way]. (Bd.) [And] so in the saying, مَا لِى إِِلَيْهِ سَبَبٌ (assumed tropical:) [There is not for me any road, or way, to him, or it]. (A.) So too ↓ سَبِيبَةٌ : pl. سَبَائِبُ. (Ham p. 347.) ― -b4- [(assumed tropical:) A mean, or means, used in order to any end: a means by which a thing is brought about: a cause; but more properly only a second cause: an occasion, or accidental cause: and a reason, or motive.] One says, هٰذَا سَبَبُ هٰذَا (assumed tropical:) [This is the cause, or occasion, of this]. (Msb.) And بِسَبَبِهِ كَانَ كَذَا (assumed tropical:) [Because of him, or it, it was thus, or such a thing was]. (Msb in art اجل.) And سَبَّبَ ا@للّٰهُ لَكَ سَبَبَ خَيْرٍ (tropical:) [May God appoint, or prepare, for thee a means, or cause, of good, or prosperity]. (A.) ― -b5- (tropical:) A connexion, or tie, (S, A, K, TA,) of relationship (S, K, TA) by marriage; distinguished from نَسَبٌ, which is by birth: from the same word as signifying “ a rope by means of which one reaches, or gains access to, water. ” (TA.) One says, اِنْقَطَعَ بَيْنَهُمُ السَّبَبُ i. e. (tropical:) The connexion, or tie, [of affinity between them was severed,] and الأَسْبَابُ the connexions, or ties. (A) وَتَقَطَّعَتْ بِهِمُ الأَسْبَابُ [in the Kur ii. 161] means, accord. to I'Ab, (assumed tropical:) And their ties and affections [shall be dissundered]: or, accord. to AZ, (assumed tropical:) and their places of abode [shall be divided asunder]. (TA.) [But] قَطَعَ ا@للّٰهُ بِهِ السَّبَبَ means (assumed tropical:) [God cut short, or may God cut short,] his life. (M, K.) ― -b6- Also, [from the same word as signifying the “ cord, or rope, of a بَيْت, ” properly meaning “ tent, ” and tropically “ verse, ”] (assumed tropical:) A portion, or division, of a foot of a verse, consisting of a movent letter and a quiescent letter; and also one consisting of two movent letters: pl. أَسْبَابٌ. (M, K. [In some of the copies of the K, the latter kind is not mentioned.]) سَبَبٌ خَفِيفٌ (assumed tropical:) [A light cord] means a movent letter followed by a quiescent letter; as قُمْ and مِنْ: and سَبَبٌ ثَقِيلٌ (assumed tropical:) [A heavy cord], two movent letters; as لَكَ and لِمَ. (KT.) سَبَبَانِ مَقْرُونَانِ (assumed tropical:) [Two conjoined cords] means two portions in which are three successive short vowels followed by a quiescent letter; as مُتَفَا in مُتَفَاعِلُنْ, and عَلَتُنْ in مُفَاعَلَتُنْ: and سَبَبَانِ مَفْرُوقَانِ (assumed tropical:) [Two disjoined cords], two portions of which each consists of a movent letter and a quiescent letter, and which is followed by a movent letter; as مُسْتَفْ in مُسْتَفْعِلُنْ, and عِيلُنْ in مَفَاعِيلُنْ. (M, TA.) سُبَبَةٌ ذ One who reviles people; (S, K;) as also ↓ مَسَبَّةٌ . (K.) One says, ↓ لَا تَكُنْ سُبَبَةً وَلَا سُبَّةً [Be not thou a reviler of others, nor one whom others revile]. (A.) [ سَبَبِىٌّ ذ Causative.] [ سَبَبِيَّةٌ ذ Causality.] سَبِيبٌ ذ : see سِبٌّ, second sentence. -A2- Also The hair of the forelock, (AO, S, M, A, K,) and of the tail, (S, M, A, K,) the latter meaning [only] assigned to it by Er-Riyáshee, (TA,) and of the mane, (S, M, K,) of a horse: (M, A, K:) pl. أَسَابِيبُ and سَبَائِبُ. (A, TA.) ― -b2- And (assumed tropical:) A lock (خُصْلَة) of hair; as also ↓ سَبِيبَةٌ : (M, K:) pl. سَبَائِبُ: which is also expl. as (tropical:) syn. with ذَوَائِبُ [app. as meaning pendent locks, or pendent plaits, of hair]: (TA:) thus in the phrase اِمْرَأَةٌ طَوِيلَةُ السَّبَائِبِ (tropical:) A woman having the ذوائب long. (A, TA.) سَبِيبَةٌ ذ see سِبٌّ: ― -b2- and سَبِيبٌ: ― -b3- and سَبَبٌ. ― -b4- عَلَيْهِ سَبَائِبُ الدَّمِ means (tropical:) Upon him are, or were, streaks of blood: (A, TA:) the sing. of سبائب in this sense is سَبِيبَةٌ. (Ham p. 347.) -A2- Also [Trees of the kind called] عضَاه abounding in a place. (M, K.) سَبَّابٌ ذ [That cuts much, or sharply]. سَبَّابُ العَرَاقِيبِ means The sword: (K, TA:) or is an epithet applied to the sword: (A:) because it cuts the عراقيب [or hock-tendons]: (TA:) [but Z holds it to be tropical, from the signification following; for] it is added in the A, as though it were hostile to the عراقيب, and reviled them. (TA.) ― -b2- [One who reviles much or frequently; or a great reviler: a meaning indicated in the Msb, and of frequent occurrence.] السَّبَّابَةُ ذ , an epithet in which the quality of a subst. is predominant, (M,) (tropical:) [The index, or fore finger;] the finger that is next to the thumb (S, M, A, * Msb, K, TA) and middle-finger; (M, TA;) between these two; (TA;) as also ↓ السِّبَّةُ : (K:) so called because one [often] points with it in reviling: (Msb:) called by persons praying المُسَبِّحَةُ and السَّبَّاحَةُ [because it is raised in asserting the unity of God]. (TA in the present art. and in art. سبح.) سَبْسَبٌ ذ A desert; or a desert in which is no water, or in which is neither water nor herbage; syn. مَفَازَةٌ (S, K) and قَفْرٌ: (TA:) or a tract of land level and far-extending: (M, K:) or a [desert such as is termed] قَفْر that is far-extending, whether level or not level, rugged or not rugged, without water and without any one to cheer by his presence: (ISh, TA:) or a land affected with drought, barrenness, or dearth: (Aboo-Kheyreh, TA:) and بَسْبَسٌ signifies the same: (TA:) pl. سَبَاسِبُ: (M, TA:) A 'Obeyd explains سَبَاسِبُ and بَسَابِسُ as syn. with قِفَارٌ, [pl. of قَفْرٌ]. (TA.) One says also بَلَدٌ سَبْسَبٌ, (S, (K,) [using the latter word as an epithet;] and بَلَدٌ سَبَاسِبُ, (Lh, S, M, K,) thus using the pl. as though he termed every part of the بَلَد a سَبْسَب; (Lh, M;) or the pl. is added to give intensiveness to the meaning: (IAth, TA voce بَلْقَعٌ, q. v.:) but some say ↓ سُبَاسِبٌ , with damm; and this is more common, because it is a sing. epithet. (MF, TA.) -A2- Also i. q. سَاسَبٌ [or سَيْسَبٌ (q. v. in art. سسب), if not a mistranscription for this last], i. e. A kind of tree, from which arrows, or, as in the book of AHn, camels' saddles (رِحَال), are made: Ru-beh says, [accord. to one reading, another being given in art. سسب, q. v.,] “ ↓ رَاحَتْ وَرَاحَ كَعَصَا السَّبْسَابِ
” [She went, and he went, like the rod of the sebsáb, meaning, the arrow]; in which the last word is a dial. var. of السَّبْسَب, or the ا is inserted by poetic license. (TA.) ― -b2- [Hence, perhaps,] السَّبَاسِبُ, (M, K,) or يَوْمُ السَّبَاسِبِ, (S, TA,) A certain festival of the Christians; (S, * TA;) i. q. أَيَّامُ, السَّعَانِينِ, (Abu-l-'Alà, M, K,) or يَوْمُ السَّعَانِينِ [Palm-Sunday; now commonly called أَحَدٌ الشَّعَانِين or عِيدُ الشَّعَانِين, with ش]. (TA.) سَبْسَابٌ ذ : see the next preceding paragraph. سُبَاسِبٌ ذ : see the next preceding paragraph. أُسْبُوبَةٌ ذ [like أُهْجُوَّةٌ, contr. of أُمْدُوحَةٌ,] A thing [meaning reviling speech] with which persons revile one another: (M, TA:) pl. أَسَابِيبُ. (A, TA.) Using it in this sense, (M, TA,) one says, بَيْنَهُمْ أُسْبُوبَةٌ يَتَسَابُّونَ بِهَا [Between them is reviling speech] (S, M, A, * K) with which they revile one another. (M, TA.) أَسَابِيبُ ذ pl. of سَبِيبٌ: -A2- and also of أُسْبُوبَةٌ. -A3- أَسَابِيبُ الوَجْهِ The beauties of the face. (TA in art. سر.) مِسَبٌّ ذ : see سِبٌّ, first signification. مَسَبَّةٌ ذ : see سُبَّةٌ, in two places: ― -b2- and سُبَبَةٌ. مُسَبَّبٌ ذ [Much reviled: see its verb]. ― -b2- مُسَبَّبَةٌ as an epithet applied to camels, (S, K, TA,) or to horses, (A,) and to wild asses, (TA,) means (tropical:) Goodly, or excellent: (S, A, * K, TA:) because (S, TA) they are such that one says of them, (S, A, TA,) when admiring them, (S, TA,) or when deeming them goodly, or excellent, (A,) May God curse them, (قَاتَلَهَا ا@للّٰهُ, S, A, TA,) and abase them: (أَخْزَاهَا: A, TA:) how goodly, or excellent, are they! (TA.) -A2- [Also Made, appointed, or prepared, as a means, or cause, of attainment or accomplishment, لِأَمْرٍ for a thing, or an affair. And Caused, or occasioned: and a thing caused or occasioned; an effect.] One says, هٰذَا مُسَبَّبٌ عَنْ هٰذَا [This is caused, or occasioned, by that: this is an effect of, or arising from, that]. (Msb.) مُسَبِّبٌ ذ [Reviling much: see its verb. -A2- And Making, appointing, or preparing, a means, or cause: and causing, or occasioning: and a causer]. مُسَبِّبُ الأَسْبَابِ [The Appointer, or Preparer, of means or causes; or the Causer of causes;] is an epithet applied to God. (S.) مُسْتَبٌّ ذ [act. and pass. part. n. of 8]. It is said in a trad., المُسْتَبَّانِ شَيْطَانَانِ (A, TA) The two mutual revilers are two devils. (El-Munáwee in his Expos. of the Jámi' es-Sagheer of EsSuyootee.)

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