Wehr Wednesdays #65

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

بحلق bahlaqa: بحلق عينيه (‘ainaihi) to stare, gaze (في at)

Root: ب-ح-ل-ق

Page: 54*

Example: “بَحْلَقَتْ عَيْنَيْها فيهِ وَهُوَ يَمْشي بِاْتِّجاهِها”

Translation: “she stared at him as he was walking towards her”


بَحْلَقَ / يُبَحْلِقُ is an example of a verb from a quadriliteral root.

Taking a look at our last post, Quadriliteral Arabic Verb Forms, can you work out which form it is?

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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