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خ ن س
Kh-Nun-Siin
General Root Meaning
To retreat/recede/drawback, retire or hold back, lag behind, shrink and hide/withdraw oneself, remain behind a company of people (as opposed to going with them [ syn. takhallafa] ), sneak something away (so as not to be seen), keep one back, place one behind or after, contract/draw together or make to contract/draw together.
   l-khanāsi   (1)

114:4
From (the) evil (of) the whisperer, the one who withdraws,

   bil-khunasi   (1)

81:15
But nay! I swear by the retreating planets,

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