A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
خلج VIII to quiver, tremble, quake, shake; to twitch (eye, limb, body); to animate, move, stir, inspire, fill, pervade, possess (في ,هـ the heart; said of a feeling)
Example: “بَدَأَ الشُّعورُ نَفسُهُ يَخْتَلِجُ في قُلوبِهِم”
Translation: “that very feeling began to possess their hearts”
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* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition