Wehr Wednesdays #180

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

بغش baḡaša a: بغشت السماء (samā‘u) there was a light shower

Root: ب-غ-ش

Page: 83*

Example: “وَيَومَذاكَ بَغَشَتِ السَّماءُ”

Translation: “that day, there was a light shower”


  • Curious about the word يومذاك in the example sentence? Have a read of The ذاك Suffix!
  • And don’t forget to check out my guide on how to use the Hans Wehr dictionary here.

Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:

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

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