Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: رصيد محترم

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Native language
    French, France
    Posts
    684

    رصيد محترم

    Hello,

    Could you please explain this expression, in the following sentence:
    ولعل من أبرز الدلالات فلسطينيا أيضا أن هذا الاعتراف الأممي إنما هو عودة للمرجعية الأممية، واستحضار للقرارات الدولية المؤيدة للحقوق الفلسطينية المشروعة، فضلا عن أنه يشكل رصيدا محترما للفلسطينيين والعرب

    Thanks!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Beirut
    Native language
    Arabic
    Posts
    1,949

    Re: رصيد محترم

    Based on the context, I think it means "considerable/significant asset".

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Native language
    French, France
    Posts
    684

    Re: رصيد محترم

    Quote Originally Posted by barkoosh View Post
    Based on the context, I think it means "considerable/significant asset".
    Do you mean that this is an unusual phrase? Could it be translated as "brownie points" in English?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Beirut
    Native language
    Arabic
    Posts
    1,949

    Re: رصيد محترم

    It's not unusual, but it should be understood according to the context. The quote continues (from Aljazeera):
    إذا ما جد الجد لدى الأمم المتحدة والعرب والعالم، وجاءت لحظة الحقيقة والحساب مع إسرائيل

    I don't think it means "brownie points". The writer is saying that the UN recognition of Palestine as a nonmember observer state could be considered as an important asset/basis for any future move by the UN, Arabs, and the world, to call Israel into account.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Native language
    French, France
    Posts
    684

    Re: رصيد محترم

    Thank you!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •