Wehr Wednesdays #8

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


لا سيما lā siyyamā especially, in particular, mainly | لا سيما وأن (wa-anna) especially for the reason that…, particularly because…


Root: س-و-ي

Page: 519*

Example: “قَد يُؤَدّي تَغَيُّر المَناخ بِشَكْل غَير مُباشِر إلى مَشاكِل صِحّيّة مُتَنَوِّعة، لا سِيّما في الدُوَل النامِية”

Translation: “climate change may indirectly lead to various health problems, especially in developing countries”


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

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