A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
طاعن ṭā’in and طاعن في السن (sinn) aged, old, advanced in years
Example: “كانَت طاعِنةً في السِّنِّ، وَقَد اشتَعَلَ رَأسُها شَيْباً”
Translation: “she was advanced in age, and her hair had turned white”
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