Wehr Wednesdays #41

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

وراء الكواليس behind the scenes, backstage (also fig.)

Root: ك-و-ل-ي-س

Page: 993*

Example: “أَنْتَ لا تَأْخُذُ بِعَيْنِ الاِعْتِبارِ ما يَحْدُثُ وَراءَ الكَوالِيس”

Translation: “you do not take into consideration what goes on behind the scenes”

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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