Arabic Word A Day

June 15, 2007

(فوق) fawqa – Arabic Word A Day

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(فوق) fawqa – particle

Definitions

  1. up
  2. on top
  3. above
  4. upstairs
  5. beyond

Examples

  1. al-kita_bu fawqa ‘l-ta_wilah (الكتاب فوق الطاولة); The book is on the table.
  2. ayna akhu_ka? Huwa fawq. (أين أخوك؟ هو فوق); Where is your brother? He’s upstairs.
  3. jama_luha_ fawq al-waSf. (جمالها فوق الوصف); Her beauty is beyond description.
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