Share this entry

dig
British English: /dɪɡ/
American English: /dɪɡ/

Translation of dig in Arabic:

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

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

  • 2
    (in archaeology)
    نَقَّبَ
    to dig for gold/treasure

    نَقَّبَ عن الذَهَبِ \ الكَنْزِ
  • 3 I dug in or into my pocket for the ticket

    فَتَّشْتُ في جَيْبي عن التَذْكِرةِ
  • 4 (to jab)to dig into somebody
    (fingernails, claws)
    وَخَزَ شَخْصاً

noun/اسم

  • 1 to give somebody a dig in the ribs

    نَقَرَ \ نَكَزَ شَخْصاً على ظَهْرِهِ

also: digs plural noun/جمع

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

Phrasal verbs

dig in

1
(troops, armies)
حَفَرَ خَنْدَقاً
2
[informal] (to eat)
شَرَعَ في الأَكْلِ
dig in everybody!

هَيّا جَميعاً اشْرَعوا في الأَكْلِ!
dig in [something], dig [something] in

خَلَطَ [شَيْئاً] بالتُرْبةِ (compost)

dig out

dig out [something], dig [something] out 1

اسْتَخْرَجَ [شَيْئاً] (the victims, a splinter, car)
2
[informal] (to bring out)
عَثَرَ على [شَيْءٍ] (a copy, old photos)

dig up

dig up [something], dig [something] up 1
(to unearth)
اسْتَخْرَجَ [شَيْئاً] من الأَرْضِ (a body, the treasure, plants)
2
(to excavate)
حَفَرَ [شَيْئاً] (a road, grave)
3
[informal] (to discover)
اكْتَشَفَ [شَيْئاً] (information, facts)

Definition of dig in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get access to Oxford Dictionaries Arabic

Subscribe to search hundreds of thousands of up-to-date translations from and into English

QUIZ


    Next Score: