Wehr Wednesdays #42

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


تشويه tašwīh deformation, disfigurement, defacement, mutilation; defamation; crippledness


Root: ش-و-ه

Page: 578*

Example: “تَمَّ تَشْويهُ التِّمْثالِ الَّذي وَقَعَ بِجانِبِ الهَرَمِ”

Translation: “the statue that was located beside the pyramid was defaced”


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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