Wehr Wednesdays #105

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


عشية ‘ašīya pl. -at, عشايا ‘ašāyā evening; nightfall; eve, day before a feast


Root: ع-ش-ي

Page: 719*

Example: “اِنحَدَرَ البَلَدُ إلى الفَوضى عَشِيَّةَ اِنتِخاباتِ الرِّئاسة”

Translation: “the country descended into chaos on the eve of the presidential elections”



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* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition

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