A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
زنر II: زنر إليه بعينه (bi-‘ainihī) to glare at s.o.
Example: “كانَ عَلى وَشكِ أَنْ يُفشي بالسِّرِّ فَزَنَّرْتُ إلَيهِ بِعَيني”
Translation: “he was about to spill the secret so I glared at him”
- زنر إليه بعينه is another synonym we could add to the list in Arabic Verbs for “to Look at”.
- We mentioned the phrase على وشك in the post Four Arabic Roots to Express the Phrase “on the Verge of”, along with several other words and phrases with the same meaning—check it out!
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