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

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) 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) 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
    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)
خَفَتَ
خَبا

die back

(plants, flower)
ذَبَلَ
ذَوى

die down

1 (in intensity)
(flames, wind)
خَمَدَ
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)
خَفَتَ

die off

(veterans)
فَنِيَ

die out

1
(traditions, languages)
انْدَثَرَ,
تَلاشى
2
(settlers)
فَنِيَ
3 the showers will die out from the west

سَوْفَ تَنْعَدِمُ الأَمْطارُ في الغَرْبِ

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