Wehr Wednesdays #107

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


ازدراء izdirā‘ contempt, disdain, scorn


Root: ز-ر-ي

Page: 437*

Example: “أَصدَرَ بَياناً مُعَبِّراً عن اِزدِرائِهِ لِلمَجموعةِ الجَديدةِ مِن القَوانين”

Translation: “he released a statement expressing his disdain for the new set of laws”



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

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