Wehr Wednesdays #54

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


أبلى بلاء حسنا (balā’an ḥasanan) to stand the test; to prove o.s. brave (in war)


Root: ب-ل-و

Page: 91*

Example: “قَد أَبْلى بَلاءً حَسَناً وفازَ أَخيراً”

Translation: “he proved himself and eventually won”


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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