Wehr Wednesdays #5

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


وقع ضحيته or ذهب (ḍaḥīyatahū) to fall victim to, become a victim of s.th. or s.o.


Root: ض-ح-ي

Page: 627*

Example: “وَقَعَ ضَحِيّة للاستغلال”

Translation: “he fell victim to exploitation”


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

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