Wehr Wednesdays #112

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


غيض من فيض (faiḍ) only a small part of a vast amount


Root: غ-ي-ض

Page: 808*

Example: “ما نَشَرَتْهُ الصَّحيفةُ مُجَرَّدُ غَيضٍ مِن فَيض”

Translation: “what the newspaper published is just the tip of the iceberg”



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

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