Wehr Wednesdays #12

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


مرتبة martaba pl. مراتب marātib2 step; a steplike elevation serving as a seat; mattress; grade; degree; rank; class


Root: ر-ت-ب

Page: 375-6*

Example: “في التَقرير، اِحْتَلّت مِصْر المَرتَبَة الأُولى “

Translation: “in the report, Egypt came in first place”


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

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