Wehr Wednesdays #167

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

وطيد waṭīd firm; strong; solid, sturdy; unshakable

Root: و-ط-د

Page: 1264*

Example: “على مَرِّ الزَّمَنِ، صارَتْ بَينَهُما عَلاقةٌ وَطيدَة”

Translation: “over time, they developed a strong bond”


  • The form I and II verbs from the root و-ط-د have some interesting collocations—have a look here!

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

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