Wehr Wednesdays #115

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)


Root: خ-ل-ج

Page: 293*

Example: “بَدَأَ الشُّعورُ نَفسُهُ يَخْتَلِجُ في قُلوبِهِم”

Translation: “that very feeling began to possess their hearts”



Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:


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

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