Wehr Wednesdays #164

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


تقرير المصير self-determination (pol.)


Root: ق-ر-ر

Page: 881*

Example: “أَيَّدَت أَغلَبِيّةٌ ساحِقةٌ مِنَ الأَعْضاءِ حَقَّ الشَّعبِ الفِلَسطينيّ في تَقريرِ المَصير”

Translation: “an overwhelming majority of members supported the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination”


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

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