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British English: /ˈəːli/
American English: /ˈərli/

Translation of early in Arabic:

adjective/صفة earlier, earliest

  • 1
    (not late) (evening, morning)
    I'm a bit early
    وَصَلْتُ مُبَكِّراً قَليلاً
    at an early age
    في عُمْرٍ مُبَكِّرٍ
    to be in one's early thirties
    كانَ في بِدايةِ الثَلاثيناتِ من عُمْرِهِ
    to make an early start
    بَدَأَ باكِراً
    at the earliest
    على أَقَلِّ تَقْديرٍ
    in the early hours
    في الساعاتِ الباكِرةِ
    in early spring
    في بِدايةِ الرَبيعِ
  • 2
    (one of the first) (attempt, version, work)
    أَوَّل (diptotic) (plural: أَوائِلُ, feminine: أولى)
    early man
    إنْسان بُدائيّ
    an early train
    قِطار الصَباحِ الباكِرِ
    in the early years
    في السَنَواتِ الأولى
  • 3
    (sooner than expected) (detection, settlement, death)
    to have an early lunch/night
    تَناوَلَ غَداءً \ ذَهَبَ للنَوْمِ مُبَكِّراً
    to take early retirement
    حَصَلَ على تَقاعُدٍ مُبَكِّرٍ
    I caught an earlier train
    أَدْرَكْتُ قِطاراً في وَقْتٍ سابِقٍ
    at the earliest possible opportunity
    في أَقْرَبِ فُرْصةٍ مُمْكِنةٍ
  • 4 (Agriculture/الزراعة)early potatoes/crops
    باكورة البَطاطِسِ \ المَحاصيلِ

adverb/ظرف earlier, earliest

  • 1
    (sooner) (to arrive, leave)
    we finished two days/three weeks early
    انْتَهَيْنا قبل المَوْعِدِ بِيَوْمَيْنِ \ بِثَلاثةِ أَسابيعَ
    to retire early
    تَقاعَدَ مُبَكِّراً
  • 2
    (not late) (to start, to get up)
    it's too early to say
    هذا كَلامٌ سابِقٌ لِأَوانِهِ
    can you make it earlier?
    هل تَسْتَطيعُ أنْ تَصِلَ باكِراً؟
    as I said earlier
    كَما قُلْتُ سابِقاً
    as early as 2009
    بَدْءاً من 2009
    early next year
    في أَوائِلِ السَنةِ القادِمةِ
    to arrive early in the afternoon
    وَصَلَ باكِراً في المَساءِ
    it was agreed very early on
    تَمَّ الاتِّفاقُ بِشَكْلٍ مُبَكِّرٍ جِدًّا
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