A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
قبلة الاهتمام object of widespread interest, focus of attention
Example: “ظَلَّ المَوضوعُ قِبلَةَ اِهتِمامِهِم على مَدى عُقود”
Translation: “it remained the focus of their attention for decades”
Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:
* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition