Arabic Word A Day

March 18, 2007

(بلغ) balagha – Arabic Word A Day

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(بلغ) balagha – verb

Meanings 

  1. To reach
  2. to obtain a status; to reach puberty

 

Examples

  1. balagha ‘l-saylu ‘l-zuba_
    (بلغ السيل الزبى);
    The flood waters have reached the [edge of ] the lion trap.
  2. balagha al-sikki_nu ‘l-aZma
    (بلغ السكين العظم);
    The knife struck bone.
  3. balagha ‘l-waladu
    (بلغ الولد);
    The boy reached puberty.

 

 

 

 

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