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Pronunciation: /bad/

Translation of bad in Arabic:


  • 1 (evil) شَرّ (plural: شُرور) there is good and bad in everyone يوجَدُ الخَيْرُ والشَرُّ داخِلَ كُلِّ إنْسانٍ

adjective/صفة (comparative form/صيغة التفضيل worse) (superlative/اسم التفضيل worst)

  • 1 (not good) [idea] [decision] [movie] سَيِّئ to have bad eyesight/hearing كانَ نَظَرُهُ \ سَمْعُهُ سَيِّئاً I was bad at sport/physics كُنْتُ سَيِّئاً في الرِياضةِ \ الفيزِياءِ it's not necessarily a bad thing هو لَيْسَ بالضَرورةِ شَيْئاً سَيِّئاً 'what did you think of the film?' — 'not bad' ‘ما رَأْيُكَ في الفيلْمِ؟‘- ‘لَيْسَ سَيِّئاً‘ [informal/غير رسمي] as bosses go she's not bad هي رَئيسةُ عَمَلٍ لا بَأْسَ بِها بالمُقارَنةِ بالآخَرينَ
  • 2 (unfavourable) [news] [weather] [luck] سَيِّئ things are looking bad تَبْدو الأَشْياءُ سَيِّئةً I've had a bad day at work كانَ يَوْمي في العَمَلِ سَيِّئاً he's in a bad mood مِزاجُهُ سَيِّئٌ
  • 3 (serious) [mistake] [injury] [accident] سَيِّئ, شَديد she has a bad cold تُعاني من نَزْلةِ بَرْدٍ شَديدةٍ how bad is it? إلى أَيِّ دَرَجةٍ الأَمْرُ سَيِّئٌ؟ to have a bad toothache عانى من أَلَمِ أَسْنانٍ شَديدٍ there was a bad accident with several fatalities كانَ هُناكَ حادِثٌ سَيِّئٌ تَسَبَّبَ في وُقوعِ عِدّةِ ضَحايا
  • 5 (impaired) عَليل, مُصاب to have a bad back/heart كانَ لَهُ ظَهْرٌ \ قَلْبٌ عَليلٌ
  • 6 (unacceptable) [habit] [behaviour] سَيِّئ you bad girl! أَنْتِ بِنْتٌ سَيِّئةٌ! it will look bad if we don't go سَيَبْدو الأَمْرُ سَيِّئاً إذا لم نَذْهَبْ bad language لُغة بَذيئة the bad guy الشِرّير
  • 7 (unsuitable) [time] [moment] سَيِّئ, غَيْر مُناسِبٍ is this a bad time for you? هل هذا وَقْتٌ غَيْرُ مُناسِبٍ لَكَ؟ it's a bad time for buying a house إنَّهُ وَقْتٌ غَيْرُ مُناسِبٍ لِشِراءِ بَيْتٍ
  • 8 (guilty) بالنَدَمِ, بالذَنْبِ to feel bad about sth شَعَرَ بالنَدَمِ \ بالذَنْبِ بِسَبَبِ شَيْءٍ


  • (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) [informal/غير رسمي] [to need] [want] بِشِدّةٍ it hurts real bad يُؤْلِمُني بِشِدّةٍ


he's got it bad

[informal/غير رسمي], سَقَطَ صَريعَ الهَوى

to be in a bad way

(ill) كانَ مَريضاً جِدًّا; (in trouble) كانَ في وَرْطةٍ

too bad!

[informal/غير رسمي], لِسوءِ الحَظِّ! 'I was going to eat that!' — 'too bad!' "كُنْتُ سَآكُلُ ذلك!"-"لِسوءِ الحَظِّ!" that's too bad! (a shame) يا لَلْخَسارةِ!

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