Wehr Wednesdays #83

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

برشم baršama to stare, gaze (إلى at s.th.); to rivet (هـ s.th.)

Root: ب-ر-ش-م

Page: 65*

Example: “بَرْشَمْتُ إلَيهِ حَتّى لاحَظَني”

Translation: “I stared at him until he noticed me”


  • برشم is a form I quadriliteral verb (see this post about verb forms for four-letter roots!), whose verbal noun is البَرشَمَة.

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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