Claudia
Is it a sort of religious saying? سلام عليكم I have some problem catching the meaning of this sentence, and I think it's a sort of religious saying: لولا عناية الله لهتك عرضها Thank you to everybody!
Feb 17, 2016 12:29 PM
Answers · 4
Salam, As mentioned by Nasir in the answer above, the phrase means: "If it weren't for God's mercy, he would have raped her." You can clearly see that it is simply an expression that has a religious connotation rather than a "religious saying". The use of such expressions is not uncommon in Arabic.
February 17, 2016
if weren't for the "protection" or "caring" of God something bad would've happened to her probably rape but I can't tell for sure until I get an Idea of what the text is about
February 17, 2016
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Claudia
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Arabic, Italian
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Arabic