Wehr Wednesdays #21

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


مريخ mirrīḵ Mars (astron.)


Root: م-ر-خ

Page: 1059*

Example: “«وَسْطَ كُلِّ هذا الفَوْضَى عَلى سَطْحِ كَوْكَبِنا هذا، تُرَكِّزُ دُوَلُ العالَمِ عَلى «السِباقِ إلى المِرِّيخ”

Translation: “in the midst of all of the chaos on the surface of this planet of ours, countries of the world focus on the “race to Mars””


You can now revise all of the Wehr Wednesday vocab so far on Quizlet here to stay on top of things!


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

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