Wehr Wednesdays #163

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


ذهب به هباء (habā’an) to ruin, thwart s.th.; to scatter s.th. in all directions


Root: ه-ب-و

Page: 1193*

Example: “جاءَ الخَبَرُ الأَسْوَدُ فَذَهَبَ بِأَحْلامِنا هَباءً”

Translation: “the bad news came and thwarted our dreams”


Notes:


Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:


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

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