Wehr Wednesdays #57

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


إيماء إلى īmā‘an ilā with reference to


Root: و-م-ء

Page: 1290*

Example: “إيماءً إلى الرِّسالةِ الّتي أَرسَلتُموها، لا نَستَطيعَ قُبولَ الشُّروطِ المَذكورة”

Translation: “with reference to the letter that you sent, we cannot accept the conditions mentioned”



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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