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high

Pronunciation: /hʌɪ/

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/غير رسمي], (mature) [fish] [cheese] فاسِد the cheese is pretty high هذا الجُبْنُ فاسِدٌ جِدًّا
  • 9 [informal/غير رسمي], (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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