Wehr Wednesdays #10

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

أوج auj highest point, acme, pinnacle; culmination, climax; apogee (astron.); peak (fig.; of power, of fame)

Root: ء-و-ج

Page: 42*

Example: “في ذلكَ الحِين، كانَ في أَوْجِ قُوَّتِهِ”

Translation: “at that time, he was at the peak of his strength”

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

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