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British English: /biː/
American English: /bi/

Translation of be in Arabic:

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد present participle/اسم الفاعل being past tense (1st & 3rd pers sing) was or (other subjects) were past participle/اسم المفعول been

  • 1 (in statements) they are good students
    هُمْ طُلاّبٌ جَيِّدونَ
    it's me
    هذا أنا
    it's them
    إنَّهُمْ هُنا
    I preferred it as it was
    أُفَضِّلُها بالشَكْلِ الّذي كانَتْ عَلَيْهِ
  • 2 (stating probability) if he's coming, I won't go
    إذا كانَ قادِماً، فَلَنْ أَذْهَبَ
    if Henry were here, everything would be all right
    لو كانَ هِنْري هُنا، لَكانَ كُلُّ شَيْءٍ على ما يُرامُ
    if I were you, I'd see a doctor
    لو كُنْتُ مَكانَكَ، لَزُرْتُ طَبيباً
    had it not been for Frank, I'd have missed the train
    لَوْلا فْرانْك، لَتَأَخَّرْتُ عن القِطارِ
  • 3 [formal/رسمي] (phrases) so be it
    be that as it may …
    وَمَهْما يَكُنْ من أَمْرٍ …
    let or leave him be
    اُتْرُكْهُ وَشَأْنَهُ
    to be or not to be
    أَكونُ أو لا أَكونُ
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