Wehr Wednesdays #72

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


يعرفه كنه المعرفة ya’rifuhū kunha l-ma’rifa he understands it most thoroughly, he grasps its very essence


Root: ك-ن-ه

Page: 988*

Example: “يَتَظاهَرُ بِأَنَّهُ لا يَفهَمُ المُشكِلةَ وهو في الواقِعِ يَعرِفُها كُنهَ المَعرِفة”

Translation: “he pretends that he doesn’t understand the problem while, in reality, he understands it thoroughly”



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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