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استلام istilām means receipt according to Hans Wehr (link provided for Hans Wehr 3rd Edition, go to p426)

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Submitted by Jamil (United Kingdom), Feb 28, 2015 at 20:20

As Amin mentioned, istilām means receipt. For the readers, I am providing you with the Hans Wehr 3rd edition link below:


If you turn to page 426 and find istilām on the left hand page (or استلام if you can read arabic) then you'll see it does indeed mean "receipt" and definitley not "receiving".


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