Wehr Wednesdays #125

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


ليس من هذا الأمر في قبيل ولا دبير he is not in the least involved in this affair, he has absolutely nothing to do with this affair


Root: ق-ب-ل

Page: 868*

Example: “أَمّا مَنْ دَعَمَ المَجموعةَ الأُخرى، فَلَيسَ مِن هذا الأمرِ في قَبيلٍ ولا دَبير”

Translation: “as for whoever supported the other group, they have absolutely nothing to do with this matter”



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

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