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ز ه د
General Root Meaning
he abstained from it (meaning from something that would gratify the passions or senses), relinquished it, forsook it, shunned it or avoided it, did not desire it, he computed or determined its quantity/measure/size/bulk/proportion/amount/sum/number or computed by conjecture its quantity/amount, become undesired due to littleness/worth, he reckoned it little, to despise, a small quantity, a narrow valley that receives little water.
   l-zāhidīna   (1)

And they sold him for a price very low, dirhams few, and they were about him of those keen to give up.

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