A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
فاء (فيأ) fā’a i (فيء fai’) to return; to shift from west to east (shadow)
Example: “فاءَتْ قَبلَ ساعَتَين”
Translation: “she returned two hours ago”
- There’s an interesting story related to this verb that I heard from one of my teachers years ago—it’s mentioned in this article, have a read!
Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:
* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition