Wehr Wednesdays #144

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

كان بمنأى عن to keep away from, remain aloof from, keep out of, not get involved in, refuse to have anything to do with

Root: ن-ء-ي

Page: 1100*

Example: “وَلَيسَت الجَزيرةُ الصَّغيرةُ بِمَنْأَى عَنِ الفَوضى الَّتي تَجتاحُ الإقليم”

Translation: “the small island has not been spared from the chaos engulfing the region”

Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:

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

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