Wehr Wednesdays #52

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

أخذه على عاتقه (aḵaḏahū) to take s.th. upon o.s., take over, assume s.th

Root: ع-ت-ق

Page: 689*

Example: “فأَخَذَت المَسؤوليّةَ عَن المَشروعِ على عاتِقِها”

Translation: “so she assumed responsibility for 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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