Wehr Wednesdays #170

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

حالة اللاحرب واللاسلم ḥ. al-lāarb wa-l-lā-silm state of “no war and no peace”

Root: ل

Page: 999*

Example: “فَآلَ بِها المَطافُ إلى حالةِ اللاحَربِ واللاسِلم”

Translation: “so it eventually reached a state of ‘no war, no peace'”


  • Curious about the word structure of اللاحرب and اللاسلم? Then you definitely need to read The Attached لا Prefix!

Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:

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

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