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1 وَهَنَ ذ He was, or became, weak, or infirm, in an affair, and in operation, and in body; (Msb:) and so said of a bone: (Bd, and Jel in xix. 3:) and he was, or became, languid, languid and faint, or lax in the joints; (TA, Bd in iii. 140;) enervated, unnerved, or broken in energy; (Bd, ubi suprà;) cowardly. (TA, Jel in iii. 140.) ― -b2- See also 4. 2 وَهَّنَ see 4. 4 أَوْهَنَهُ ذ He, or it, weakened him: [rendered him languid, languid and faint, or lax in the joints; enervated him, unnerved him, or broke his energy; rendered him cowardly: (see وَهَنَ:)] (S, Msb, K:) and ↓ وَهَنَهُ , (S, Mgh, Msb, K,) but the former is the better, (Msb,) and ↓ وَهَّنَهُ . (S, K.) وَهْنٌ ذ The period about midnight; (S, K;) or the time after an hour, or a short period, (سَاعَة,) of the night: (JK, K, TA:) or when the night is departing. (S.) See إِِنْىٌ. عِرْقُ الوَاهِنَةِ ذ The cephalic vein: see فَلِيقٌ. وَهْنَانَةٌ ذ I. q. وَنَاةٌ, q. v.; and see أَنَاةٌ. تَوَهُّنٌ ذ Weak, languid, unable to rise: see عُدَوَآءُ.

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