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Pronunciation: /dɪɡ/

Translation of dig in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد (present participle/اسم الفاعل -gg-) (past participle/اسم المفعول dug)

  • 4 (to thrust) غَرَسَ (I) (stem vowel = i) [hands] [one's nails]

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد (present participle/اسم الفاعل -gg-) (past participle/اسم المفعول dug)

  • 1 (in the ground, rubble) [person] [dog] حَفَرَ (I) (stem vowel = i)
  • 2 (in archaeology) نَقَّبَ (II) to dig for gold/treasure نَقَّبَ عن الذَهَبِ \ الكَنْزِ
  • 3 (to search) فَتَّشَ (II), بَحَثَ (stem vowel = a) (I) I dug in or into my pocket for the ticket فَتَّشْتُ في جَيْبي عن التَذْكِرةِ
  • 4 (to jab) to dig into sb [fingernails] [claws] وَخَزَ شَخْصاً


  • 1 (poke) نَقْرة, نَكْزة to give sb a dig in the ribs نَقَرَ \ نَكَزَ شَخْصاً على ظَهْرِهِ

plural noun/جمع (digs)

  • 1 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) [informal/غير رسمي] (lodgings) [ غُرْفة \ غُرَف مُسْتَأْجَرة ]
  • 2 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) [informal/غير رسمي] (dwelling) سَكَن, مَسْكَن (plural: مَساكِنُ)

Phrasal verbs

dig in

[troops] [armies] حَفَرَ خَنْدَقاً 1.1 [informal/غير رسمي], (to eat) شَرَعَ في الأَكْلِ dig in everybody! هَيّا جَميعاً اشْرَعوا في الأَكْلِ!
dig in [sth]dig [sth] in خَلَطَ [شَيْئاً] بالتُرْبةِ [compost]

dig out

dig out [sth]dig [sth] out اسْتَخْرَجَ [شَيْئاً] [the victims] [a splinter] [car] 1.1 [informal/غير رسمي], (to bring out) عَثَرَ على [شَيْءٍ] [a copy] [old photos]

dig up

dig up [sth]dig [sth] up (to unearth) اسْتَخْرَجَ [شَيْئاً] من الأَرْضِ [a body] [the treasure] [plants] 1.1 (to excavate) حَفَرَ [شَيْئاً] [a road] [grave] 1.2 [informal/غير رسمي], (to discover) اكْتَشَفَ [شَيْئاً] [information] [facts]

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