Wehr Wednesdays #31

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


بله balha (with foll. acc. or genit.) let alone, not to speak of, not to mention


Root: ب-ل-ه

Page: 91*

Example: “لا يَستَطيعُ الاِعْتِرافَ بِالحَقيقةِ حَتَّى لِنَفْسِهِ، بَلْهَ الآخَرين”

Translation: “he cannot admit the truth to even himself, let alone others”


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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