גנן ᴵ to defend, protect, guard, shelter.
— Qal - גָּנַן he defended, protected, guarded.
— Po‘el . - גּוֹנֵן (of s.m.).
— Po‘al . - גּוֹנַן was defended, was protected, was guarded.
— Hiph. - חֵגֵן he defended, protected.
— Hoph. - הוּגַן was defended, was protected, was guarded. [cp. Aram. גְּנַן, אַגֵּן (= he protected), Akka. gannu (= cover), Arab. jannay (= he covered, concealed).]