Wehr Wednesdays #3

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


عاجز ‘ājiz pl. عواجز ‘awājiz2 weak, feeble, powerless, impotent; incapable (عن of), unable (عن to do s.th.)


Root: ع-ج-ز

Page: 692*

Example: “وَجَدَ نَفسهُ عاجِزاً عن اتّخاذ قرار”

Translation: “he found himself unable to make a decision”


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

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