Wehr Wednesdays #149

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

عادت الحرب جذعة (ḥarbu, jaḏa’atan) the war broke out again, started all over again

Root: ج-ذ-ع

Page: 139*

Example: “بَعدَ سَنَتَينِ مِن إبرامِ مُعاهَدةِ السَّلامِ، عادَت الحَربُ جَذَعَةً”

Translation: “two years after the peace treaty was ratified, war broke out again”


  • This marks The Arabic Pages‘ 300th post!

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

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