Wehr Wednesdays #158

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

ليس إلا (illā) terminating a sentence: only, and no more, nothing else

Root: ل-ي-س

Page: 1039*

Example: “فَالتَّوَصُّلُ إلى اِتّفاقٍ مَسْأَلةُ وَقتٍ لَيْسَ إلّا”

Translation: “so reaching a deal is only a matter of time”

Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:

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

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