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high
British English: /hʌɪ/
American English: /haɪ/

Translation of high in Arabic:

adjective/صفة

  • 1
    (tall) (wall, mountain, building)
    عالٍ
    مُرْتَفِع
    it's fifty cm high
    ارْتِفاعُهُ خَمْسونَ سم
    how high is the cliff?
    ما ارْتِفاعُ الجُرُفِ؟
    a five-metre high wall
    جِدار ارْتِفاعُهُ خَمْسةُ أَمْتارٍ
    the water was waist-high
    وَصَلَ الماءُ إلى مُسْتَوى الخَصْرِ
  • 3 (numerically large)
    (ratio, price, frequency)
    مُرْتَفِع
    عالٍ
    at high speed
    بِسُرْعةٍ عالِيةٍ
    to have a high temperature
    كانَتْ دَرَجةُ حَرارَتِهِ مُرْتَفِعةٌ
    a food that is high in fat
    طَعام نِسْبةُ الدُهونِ بِهِ مُرْتَفِعةٌ
    a number higher than 20
    رَقْم أَكْبَر من 20
  • 4
    (great, intense) (risk, fever)
    شَديد
    (degree)
    كَبير
    there is a high degree of risk
    هُناكَ دَرَجةٌ كَبيرةٌ من المُخاطَرةِ
    our hopes/expectations are high
    لَدَيْنا آمالٌ \ تَوَقُّعاتٌ كَبيرةٌ
    a moment of high drama
    لَحْظة مَليئة بالإثارةِ
  • 5
    (in importance) (quality, status, standard)
    عالٍ
    مُرْتَفِع
    it has the highest priority
    لَهُ أَهَمّيّةٌ قُصْوى
    to be high up in the organization
    كانَ لَهُ مَنْصِبٌ كَبيرٌ في المُنَظَّمةِ
    to have friends in high places
    كانَ لَهُ أَصْدِقاءُ في مَناصِبَ مُهِمّةٍ
  • 6
    (noble) (ideal, principle)
    سامٍ
    نَبيل
    he has high ideals
    لَدَيْهِ أَفْكارٌ نَبيلةٌ
  • 8
    [informal] (mature) (fish, cheese)
    فاسِد
    the cheese is pretty high
    هذا الجُبْنُ فاسِدٌ جِدًّا
  • 9
    [informal] (euphoric)
    غائِب عن الوَعْيِ
    to be high on drugs
    كانَ تحت تَأْثيرِ المُخَدِّراتِ

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (anticyclone)
    مِنْطَقة ضَغْطٍ جَوّيٍّ مُرْتَفِعٍ
  • 2
    (on an index)
    مُسْتَوًى عالٍ
    the price of oil closed at a record high
    أَقْفَلَ سِعْرُ النَفْطِ على أَعْلى مُسْتوًى لَهُ على الإطْلاقِ
    turn the grill to high
    أَدِر الشَوّايةَ إلى الدَرَجةِ العالِيةِ
    morale is at an all-time high
    الروحُ المَعْنَويّةُ في أَعْلى دَرَجاتِها على الإطْلاقِ

adverb/ظرف

  • 1
    (far upwards) (to jump, climb, fly)
    عالِياً
    the plane flew high over the city
    طارَت الطائِرةُ عالِياً فوق المَدينةِ
    the desk was piled high with papers
    ‫كانَتْ على المَكْتَبِ كَوْمةٌ مُرْتَفِعةٌ من الأَوْراقِ‬
    interest rates may go as high as 12%
    قد تَرْتَفِعُ مُعَدَّلاتُ الفائِدةِ لِتَصِلَ إلى 12%
    don't go any higher than £5,000
    لا تَتَخَطّى £5000 بِأَيِّ شَكْلٍ
  • 2
    (in intensity)
    عالِياً
    to turn the heating up high
    أَدارَ التَدْفِئةَ إلى أَعْلى
    the radio is too high
    صَوْتُ الرادِيو مُرْتَفِعٌ جِدًّا
    stocks are high
    المَخْزوناتُ مُتَوَفِّرةٌ بِكَثْرةٍ
    I rate their service pretty high
    تَقْييمي لِخِدْمَتِهِمْ مُرْتَفِعٌ جِدًّا
  • 3
    (of sounds) (to sing, play)
    بِصَوْتٍ عالٍ \ مُرْتَفِعٍ

Idioms

to hold one's head up high

رَفَعَ رَأْسَهُ عالِياً

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