Wehr Wednesdays #116

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


على قاب قوسين (q. qausain) quite near, very close; imminent


Root: ق-و-ب

Page: 930*

Example: “صَرَّحَ بِأَنَّهُم عَلى قابِ قَوْسَينِ مِنَ إيجادِ حَلّ”

Translation: “he announced that they are very close to finding a solution”



Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:


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

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