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"تسلم" v. "استلم"

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by Grapez, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Grapez Senior Member

    English- American/ Hebrew
    Is there a difference between these words: "تسلم" v. "استلم"

    I saw تسلم used to refer to Mursi receiving a proposal. But I feel that in 3amia I usually hear the latter, استلم.
  2. إسكندراني

    إسكندراني Senior Member

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    استلم الرسالة he received the message (without necessarily trying to)
    تسلم الوفد، تسلم المسودة (in some kind of ceremony)
    They are, however, used interchangeably.

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