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British English: /fjuː/
American English: /fju/

Translation of few in Arabic:


  • 1 (not many)
    قَليل (plural: أَقِلاّءُ, plural: قَلائِلُ)
    we get very few visitors
    قَليلٌ جِدًّا من الناسِ مَنْ يَأْتونَ لِزِيارَتِنا
  • 2 (couple of)every few days
    كُلَّ بِضْعةِ أَيّامٍ
    the first few weeks were the hardest
    الأَسابيعُ القَليلةُ الأولى كانَت الأَصْعَبَ

pronoun/ضمير fewer, fewest

  • few of us succeeded
    نَجَحَ قَليلٌ مِنّا
    fewer than 10% of people
    أَقَلّ من 10% من الناسِ

also: a few determiner/محدِّد, pronoun/ضمير

  • 1 (as determiner) a few people
    بَعْض الناسِ
    a few of us
    بَعْض مِنّا
    quite a few people
    عَدَد لا بَأْسَ بِهِ من الناسِ
  • 2 (as pronoun) I only need a few
    أَحْتاجُ إلى القَليلِ فَقَطْ
    I would like a few more
    أَوَدُّ الحُصولَ على بَعْضِ المَزيدِ


to be few and far between

كانَ نادِرَ الوُجودِ
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