Wehr Wednesdays #84

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


بصيص baṣī glow, shine; glimpse, ray (e.g., of hope); lustrous, shining


Root: ب-ص-ص

Page: 75*

Example: “في خِضَمِّ كلِّ هذا، هناكَ بَصيصُ أَمَلٍ”

Translation: “in the midst of all this, there’s a glimpse of hope”



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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