Wehr Wednesdays #32

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


لا داعي (dā’iya) it is not necessary, there is no need, there is no cause (ل for)


Root: د-ع-و

Page: 327*

Example: “كانَ العُنْفُ الَّذي لا داعِيَ لَهُ قَد سَبَّبَ عَدْمَ الاِسْتِقْرارِ الإقْليمي”

Translation: “the needless violence had resulted in regional instability”


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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