Wehr Wednesdays #34

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

buḡyata (prep.) with the aim of, for the purpose of

Root: ب-غ-ي

Page: 83*

Example: “عَمِلوا طُولَ اللَّيْلِ بُغْيَةَ إنْجازِ المَشْروعِ”

Translation: “they worked throughout the night with the aim of completing the project”

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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