Wehr Wednesdays #71

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

طرأت عليه فكرة (fikratun) an idea occurred to him, he had an idea

Root: ط-ر-ء

Page: 648*

Example: “طَرَأَتْ عَلَيهِمُ الفِكرةُ ذاتُها عِندَما رَأَوا الدَّمار”

Translation: “that very idea occurred to them when they saw the destruction”

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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