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خَطَا خط خطا , (S, Msb, K, &c.,) aor. يَخْطُو, (Msb,) inf. n. خَطْوٌ; (Msb, K;) and ↓ اختطى ; (S, K;) said of a man (S, Msb, TA) [and of a beast]; both signify the same; (S, K;) He stepped, paced, or walked; (MA, KL;) i. q. مَشَى; (M, Msb, K;) as also اِخْتَاطَ, [which see in art. خيط,] formed by transposition. (K.) You say, خَطَوْتُ خَطْوَةً وَاحِدَةً [I stepped one step]. (JK.) [And وَسَّعَ الخَطْوَ He stepped wide.] See also the last sentence of the next paragraph. 2 خطّى خط خطى خطوة خطي خطيي He made to pass over: so in the saying, خَطَّى ا@للّٰهُ نَوْءَهَا God made, or may God make, its (a land's) [rain-giving] star or asterism to pass it over, and not send rain upon it: (TA in art. خطأ:) but in this case the verb is, (Mgh in that art.,) or may be, (TA ibid.,) originally خَطَّطَ, the final ط being changed into ى. (Mgh and TA ibid. [See 2 in art. خطأ.]) Accord. to Fr, خَطَّى السَّهْمَ and خطأ are syn. [as meaning He made the arrow to pass over, or to miss, the mark]. (TA in art. خطأ.) One says also, in praying for a man, خُطِّىَ عَنْهُ السُّوْءُ [May evil be made to pass him; or] may evil be repelled from him: and one says also خُطِّىَ عَنْكَ May it be removed, or put away, from thee: (S, TA:) or خُطِّئَ عَنْكَ السُّوْءُ. (ISk, TA in art. خطأ.) -A2- The vulgar say [to a she-ass and to a she-camel or other beast in a slippery or difficult place] خَطِّى, meaning اِمْشِى [for اِمْشِى رُوَيَدًا Step thou leisurely]: but the correct word is ↓ اُخْطُِى [imperative fem. of خَطَا]. (TA.) 4 اخطاهُ اخطاه اخطاة He (a man) made him (another man) to step, pace, or walk. (S, TA.) -A2- أَخْطَيْتُ for أَخْطَأْتُ: see the latter. 5 تَخَطَّيْتُهُ تخطى تخطيته تخطيتة I stepped, or walked, over him, or it: (Msb:) or I passed over and beyond him, or it: (S:) or تخطّى النَّاسَ He went over the people, (رَكِبَهُمْ,) and passed beyond them; and so ↓ اِخْتَطَاهُمْ . (K.) One says, تَخَطَّيْتُ رِقَابَ النَّاسِ [I stepped over, walked over, passed over and beyond, or went over and passed beyond, the necks of the people]. (S, TA.) It is said in a trad. respecting Friday, [of one who came too late to the Friday-prayers, as is shown in the TA in art. انى,] رَأَى رَجُلًا يَتَخَطَّى رِقَابَ النَّاسِ He saw a man passing step by step [over the necks of the people who were already in their ranks in the mosque]. (TA. [See also Har p. 83.]) One says also, فُلَانٌ لَا يَتَخَطَّى عَنِ الطُّنُبِ [Such a one will not step over, or beyond, or from, the tent-rope], meaning, will not go far from the tent for the purpose of voiding his excrement, by reason of his foulness and vileness and uncleanness. (TA.) And تَخَطَّيْتُ كَذَا (S, TA) I passed over [to such a thing or place or person]: (TA:) one should not say تَخَطَّأْتُ [in this sense], with '. (S, TA.) [Hence the following tropical phrases.] تخطّاهُ المَكْرُوهُ (tropical:) [What was disliked or hated, or evil, passed over him; not alighting upon him]. (TA.) And تَخَطَّيْتُ إِِلَيْهِ بِالمَكْرُوهِ (tropical:) [I passed over others to him with that which was disliked or hated, or evil; i. q. تَجَاوَزْتُ]. (TA.) And تخطّى عَنِّى بَصَرُكَ (assumed tropical:) [Thine eye, or thy sight, passed me over]. (Aboo-Turáb, TA in art. تيه.) ― -b2- [Also (assumed tropical:) I overstepped it, or transgressed it; namely, a limit prescribed to me, &c.] 8 إِِخْتَطَوَ see 1: -A2- and see also 5. خَطْوَةٌ خط خطا خطى خطو خطوه خطوة A step, or pace, as meaning a single act of stepping or pacing or walking: (JK, S, K, Msb:) pl. [of pauc.] خَطَوَاتٌ (S, Msb, K) and [of mult.] خِطَآءٌ. (S.) Imra-el-Keys says, “ لَهَا وَثَبَاتٌ كَوَثْبِ الشِّبَآءِ
فَوَادٍ خِطَآءٌ وَوَادٍ مَطِرْ
” [She has bounds like the bounding of gazelles; and a valley is stepped over by her with leisurely steps, and a valley is trampled over by her rapidly as though it were rained upon]: (S:) i. e., one time she steps, and refrains from running; and one time she runs with a running resembling rain: but AO relates it otherwise, saying, فَوَادٍ خَطِيطٌ [lit. and a valley is not rained upon]: and some substitute كَصَوْبِ الخَرِيفِ [like the pouring rain of the autumn]. (IB, TA.) [See also what next follows.] خُطْوَةٌ خط خطا خطى خطو خطوه خطوة A step, or pace, as meaning the space between the two feet [in walking or running]: pl. (of pauc., S) خُطْوَاتٌ (S, Msb, K) and خُطُوَاتٌ and خُطَوَاتٌ (S, Msb) and (of mult., S) خُطًى. (S, Msb, K.) One says, قَرَّبَ ا@للّٰهُ عَلَيْكَ الخُطْوَةَ, meaning May God make short to thee the space, or distance. (TA.) And بَيْنَ القَوْلَيْنِ خُطٍى يَسِيرَةٌ (assumed tropical:) Between the two sayings is little difference. (TA.) لَا تَتَّبِعُوا خُطُوَاتِ الشَّيْطَانِ, in the Kur [ii. 163 &c.], means [Follow not ye] the ways of the Devil: (TA:) or the footsteps of the Devil: (JK:) here some read خُطْوَات; and some, accord. to Lth, خُطُؤَات, which Az pronounces to have no meaning. (TA.) خَطِيَّةٌ خط خطي خطيه خطية خطيئة for خَطِيْئَةٌ: see the latter, in art. خطأ. [Freytag, evidently from his having found it incorrectly written for حَظِيَّةٌ, has assigned to it the meaning of “ amica, ” and “ amata. ”] نَاقَتُكَ هٰذِهِ مِنَ المُتَخَطِّيَاتِ الجيف ذ [the last word being app. الجِيَفَ] is a saying mentioned by AZ: (TA in the present art.:) or من المُتَخَطِّئَاتِ الجيف. (TA in art. خطأ, where see the explanation.)
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