A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
ابن يومه of one day, short-lived, passing, ephemeral
Example: “مَعَ الأَسَف، كانَ السِّلمُ اِبنَ يَومِه”
Translation: “unfortunately, the peace was short-lived”
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* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition