A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
شيئا بعد شيء or شيئا فشيئا (fa-šai’an) bit by bit, one after the other, by and by, gradually
Example: “كانَ يَضْمَحِلُّ شَيْئاً فَشَيْئاً”**
Translation: “it was gradually fading away”
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* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition
** The verb اِضْمَحَلَّ is from Wehr Wednesdays #23!