Arabic Word A Day

June 22, 2007

(حبس) – Habasa – Arabic Word A Day

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(حبس) – Habasa, verb, present tense (يحبس) yaHbisu

Meanings

  1. to remand, hold back

Examples

  1. Habasa ‘l-qa_Di al-rajula fi tuhmatin
    (حبس القاضي الرجل في تهمة);
    The judge remanded the man due to suspicion.

 

Etymology/Notes

n/a

 

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