Wehr Wednesdays #33

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


مدعاة mad’āh determining factor, decisive motive or incentive; reason, motive, cause (إلى for) | مدعاة إلى الشك (šakk) cause for doubt


Root: د-ع-و

Page: 327*

Example: “تُعْتَبَرُ هذِهِ الاِتِّجاهاتُ العالَميّةُ مَدْعاةً إلى القَلَقِ”

Translation: “these global trends are considered a cause for concern”


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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