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die

Pronunciation: /dʌɪ/

Translation of die in Arabic:

noun/اسم

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • (3rd person present sing/مضارع مفرد مع ضمير الغائب dies present participle/اسم الفاعل, dying past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول, died)
    to die a natural/violent death ماتَ ميتةً طَبيعيّةً \ عَنيفةً to die a hero's/martyr's death ماتَ ميتةَ الأَبْطالِ \ الشُهَداءِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد (3rd person present sing/مضارع مفرد مع ضمير الغائب dies present participle/اسم الفاعل, dying past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول, died)

  • 1 (to reach the end of one's life) ماتَ (stem vowel = u) (I), تُوُفِّيَ she died a year ago تُوُفِّيَت العامَ الماضِيَ I am dying أنا أَحْتَضِرُ to die in one's sleep/bed ماتَ أثناء نَوْمِهِ \ في سَريرِهِ to die of or from starvation ماتَ جوعاً to die of natural causes ماتَ من أَسْبابٍ طَبيعيّةٍ
  • 2 (to lose one's life) ماتَ (stem vowel = u) (I) to die in action ماتَ في القِتالِ to die for one's beliefs/country ماتَ من أَجْلِ مُعْتَقَداتِهِ \ وَطَنِهِ
  • 4 (of boredom, shame, fright) ماتَ (I) (stem vowel = u) we nearly died with embarrassment! كِدْنا نَموتُ خَجَلاً! I nearly died laughing كِدْتُ أَموتُ من (كَثْرةِ) الضَحِكِ
  • 5 [informal/غير رسمي] (to long for)to be dying to do sth كانَ يَتوقُ \ يَتَشَوَّقُ إلى فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ we were dying to leave كُنّا نَتَحَرَّقُ شَوْقاً لِأَنْ نُغادِرَ to be dying for sth ‫كانَ يَتوقُ إلى شَيْءٍ‬ we're all dying for a drink/holiday ‫نَحْنُ جَميعاً نَتوقُ إلى شَرابٍ \ إجازةٍ‬ to be dying for sb/sth to do sth تَمَنّى بِشِدّةٍ لِشَخْصٍ \ لِشَيْءٍ أنْ يَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً I was dying for him to fail كُنْتُ أَتَمَنّى بِشِدّةٍ أنْ يَفْشَلَ clothes to die for مَلابِس في غايةِ الرَوْعةِ

Idioms

never say die!

لا تَيْأَسْ أَبَداً!

Phrasal verbs

die away

[applause] [sound] خَفَتَ (stem vowel = u) (I), خَبا (I) (stem vowel = u)

die back

[plants] [flower] ذَبَلَ (stem vowel = u) (I), ذَوى (I) (stem vowel = i)

die down

(in intensity) [flames] [wind] خَمَدَ (I) (stem vowel = u) when all the fuss dies down عِنْدَما يَسْكُنُ الهَرَجُ والمَرَجُ the fighting died down when it got light خَمَدَ القِتالُ مع طُلوعِ النَهارِ 1.1 (in volume) [applause] [laughter] خَفَتَ (stem vowel = u) (I)

die off

[species] [plants] انْقَرَضَ (VII), انْدَثَرَ (VII); [veterans] فَنِيَ (I) (stem vowel = a)

die out

[traditions] [languages] انْدَثَرَ (VII), تَلاشى (VI) 1.1 [species] انْقَرَضَ (VII), انْدَثَرَ (VII); [settlers] فَنِيَ (stem vowel = a) (I) 1.2 [showers] [rain] انْعَدَمَ (VII), تَلاشى (VI) the showers will die out from the west سَوْفَ تَنْعَدِمُ الأَمْطارُ في الغَرْبِ

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