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British English: /fɑːst/
American English: /fæst/

Translation of fast in Arabic:


adjective/صفة faster, fastest

  • 1
    (rapid, speedy) (car, train, lane)
    to be a fast reader/worker
    كانَ قارِئاً \ عامِلاً سَريعاً
  • 2
    (ahead of time) (watch, clock)
    you're five minutes fast
    ساعَتُكَ مُتَقَدِّمةٌ بِخَمْسِ دَقائِقَ
  • 4 (secure) See examples: to make the hatch/door fast
    جَعَلَ الفُتْحةَ مُغْلَقةً \ البابَ مُغْلَقاً بِإحْكامٍ


intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • (Form I) (stem vowel = u)
    to fast from dawn to dusk
    صامَ من الفَجْرِ إلى المَغْرِبِ


to play fast and loose with something/somebody

تَلاعَبَ \ عَبِثَ بِشَيْءٍ \ بِشَخْصٍ

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