Wehr Wednesdays #166

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

ميؤوس mai’ūs: ميؤوس منه lost, desperate (cause)

Root: ي-ء-س

Page: 1294*

Example: “سُرعانَ ما، خَلَصْنا إلى أَنَّ الأَمرَ أَصبَحَ مَيؤوساً مِنه”

Translation: “before long, we concluded that it had become a lost cause”


Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:

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

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