Wehr Wednesdays #24

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


متفاقم mutafāqim (having become) highly dangerous, threatening, disquieting, critical, reaching alarming proportions


Root: ف-ق-م

Page: 847*

Example: “كانَت الأَوْضاع في الإقليم مُتَفاقِمةً بِسَبَب العُنْف المُسْتَمِرّ”

Translation: “conditions in the region were worsening due to the ongoing violence”


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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