Wehr Wednesdays #79

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


استأصل شأفته (ša’fatahū) to eradicate s.th., eliminate s.th. radically


Root: ء-ص-ل

Page: 23*

Example: “سَعَت لِاستِئْصالِ شَأْفَةِ الكَراهِيّة”

Translation: “it strove to eradicate hatred”



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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