عَمِهَ  , (S, Msb, K,) and عَمَهَ, aor. of each عَمَهَ , (K,) inf. n. عَمَهٌ (S, Msb, K, TA, [عَمْهًا in the CK being a mistake for عَمَهًا,]) and عُمُوهٌand عُمُوهَةٌ and عَمَهَانٌ, (K, TA,) [the first of the former verb, and the rest, app., of the latter verb,] He was, or became, confounded, or perplexed, and unable to see his right course; and went repeatedly to and fro: (S:) or he went repeatedly to and fro- (Msb, K,) in confusion, or perplexity, (Msb,) or in error, and confusion, or perplexity, (K,) unable to see his right course, (Msb, K,) in contending, disputing, or litigating; or in a way, or road: (K:) or he knew not the [rightargument,or plea, or allegation: (Th, K, TA:) and ↓ تعامه signifies the same: (Z, K, TA:) all are said when one turns aside, or away, from that which is right, or true: (TA:) or العَمَهُ is the looking repeatedly, not knowing whither to go: (Lh, TA:) or it is in the mental perception; and العَمَى is in the sight, or is common to both of these. (TA.) [Accord. to the Msb, عَمِهَ is from عَمْهَآء as an epithet applied to land, expl. below: but this requires consideration, as appears from what here follows.] ― -b2- One says also, عَمِهَتِ الأَرْضُ (tropical:) The land was destitute of signs of the way: (K, TA:) a tropical phrase. (TA.)

عَمَّهْتَ فِىظُلْمِهِ  , inf. n. تَعْمِيهٌThou wrongedst him, or hast wronged him, without sure information. (A, K.) 6 تَعَاْمَهَ see the first paragraph. عَمِهٌ  (S, Msb, K) and ↓ عَامِهٌ (S, K) and ↓ أَعْمَهُ (Msb) In a state of confusion, or perplexity, and unable to see his right course; and going repeatedly to and fro: (S:) or going repeatedly to and fro, (Msb, K,) in confusion, or perplexity,(Msb,) or in error, and confusion, or perplexity, (K,) unable to see his right course: (Msb, K:) or not knowing the [rightargument, or plea, or allegation: (K:) [see 1:] pl. [of the first] عمِهُونَ (K) and [of the second] عُمَّهٌ (S, K) [and of the third عُمْهٌ].ذَهَبَتْ إِِبِلُهُ العُمَّهَى  and ↓ العُمَّيْهَى His camels went away, whither none knew. (S, K.) العُمَّيْهَى  : see what next precedes. عَامِهٌ  : see عَمِهٌأَعْمَهُ  : see عَمِهٌ. ― -b2- [Its fem.] عَمْهَآءُ, applied to a land (أَرْضٌ), signifies Having in it no signs of the way (S, Msb, K) to guide to safety. (Msb.) [Hence, accord. to the Msb, the verb عَمِهَ expl. above: but some hold it to be tropical: see 1, last sentence.]