Wehr Wednesdays #153

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

ذائع الصيت ḏ. aṣ-ṣīt famous, noted, renowned, widely known

Root: ذ-ي-ع

Page: 365*

Example: “عُيِّنَ في المَنصِبِ كاتِبٌ ذائِعُ الصّيت “

Translation: “a renowned writer was appointed to the position”


Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:

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

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