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die
British English: /dʌɪ/
American English: /daɪ/

Translation of die in Arabic:

noun/اسم

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • also: 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)
    (stem vowel = u) (Form I)
    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 to die of natural causes
    ماتَ من أَسْبابٍ طَبيعيّةٍ
  • 2 (to lose one's life)
    (Form I) (stem vowel = u)
    to die in action
    ماتَ في القِتالِ
    to die for one's beliefs/country
    ماتَ من أَجْلِ مُعْتَقَداتِهِ \ وَطَنِهِ
  • 4
    (of boredom, shame, fright) (stem vowel = u) (Form I)
    we nearly died with embarrassment!
    كِدْنا نَموتُ خَجَلاً!
    I nearly died laughing
    كِدْتُ أَموتُ من (كَثْرةِ) الضَحِكِ
  • 5 [informal] (to long for)to be dying to do something
    كانَ يَتوقُ \ يَتَشَوَّقُ إلى فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ
    we were dying to leave
    كُنّا نَتَحَرَّقُ شَوْقاً لِأَنْ نُغادِرَ
    to be dying for something
    ‫كانَ يَتوقُ إلى شَيْءٍ‬
    we're all dying for a drink/holiday
    ‫نَحْنُ جَميعاً نَتوقُ إلى شَرابٍ \ إجازةٍ‬
    to be dying for somebody/something to do something
    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) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (stem vowel = u)

die back

(plants, flower) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (stem vowel = i) (Form I)

die down

1 (in intensity)
(flames, wind) (Form 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
2
(in volume) (applause, laughter) (stem vowel = u) (Form I)

die off

(species, plants) (Form VII), (Form VII)
(veterans) (stem vowel = a) (Form I)

die out

1
(traditions, languages) (Form VII), (Form VI)
2
(species) (Form VII), (Form VII)
(settlers) (stem vowel = a) (Form I)
3
(showers, rain) (Form VII), (Form VI)
the showers will die out from the west
سَوْفَ تَنْعَدِمُ الأَمْطارُ في الغَرْبِ

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