Wehr Wednesdays #67

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


بقيد الحياة bi-q. il-ḥayāh or على قيد الحياة (still) alive, living


Root: ق-ي-د

Page: 940*

Example: “لا يَزالُ عَلى قَيْدِ الحَياة”

Translation: “he is still alive”



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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