Wehr Wednesdays #184

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

لا يجف له ريق (yajiffu) he is untiring (in speaking), he talks incessantly

Root: ر-ي-ق

Page: 431*

Example: “!لا يَجِفُّ لَهُ ريقٌ رَغمَ أَنَّهُ لَيسَ مِن هذا الأَمرِ في قَبيلٍ وَلا دَبير”

Translation: “he talks incessantly despite the fact he has absolutely nothing to do with the matter!”


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

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