Wehr Wednesdays #2

A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.


تقهقر taqahqur regress, recession, recedence, retrogression, lag, fallback, retreat


Root: ق-ه-ق-ر

Page: 929*

Example: “قَد اُضطُرّوا إلى التَقَهْقُر”

Translation: “they were forced to retreat”


* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition

One thought on “Wehr Wednesdays #2

  1. Great posts on learning Arabic. I loved each one of them. The dedication is admirable, and the methods you suggest are educational as well as fun at the same time. Keep writing!

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