Share this entry
British English: /həʊm/
American English: /hoʊm/

Translation of home in Arabic:


  • 1
    (dwelling place)
    بَيْت (plural: بُيوت)
    مَنْزِل (plural: مَنازِلُ)
    مَسْكَن (plural: مَساكِنُ)
    a home of one's own
    بَيْتُهُ الخاصّ
    to work from home
    عَمِلَ من البَيْتِ
    to set up home in Beirut
    اتَّخَذَ من بَيْروتَ بَيْتاً لَهُ
    to be far from home
    كانَ بَعيداً عن البَيْتِ
  • 2
    (family environment)
    بَيْت (plural: بُيوت)
    to leave home
    غادَرَ البَيْتَ
    we gave him a good home
    وَفَّرْنا لَهُ بَيْتاً طَيِّباً
  • 3
    (country, region)
    بَلَد (plural: بِلاد, plural: بُلْدان)
    he regards Morocco as home
    يَعْتَبِرُ المَغْرِبَ بَلَدَهُ
    I've made my home in Syria now
    اتَّخَذْتُ من سورِيا بَلَداً لي
    the island is home to 3,000 people
    تُؤْوي الجَزيرةُ 3000 نَسَمةٍ
  • 4
    دار (feminine) (plural: دور, plural: دِيار)
    a care home
    دار رِعايةٍ
    to put somebody in a home
    وَضَعَ شَخْصاً في دارِ رِعايةٍ



  • 1
    إلى البَيْت
    to go/come home
    (to one's house)
    ذَهَبَ \ عادَ إلى البَيْتِ
    (to one's country)
    ذَهَبَ \ عادَ إلى البَلَدِ
    on the way home
    في طَريقِ العَوْدةِ إلى البَيْتِ
    to take somebody home
    أَخَذَ شَخْصاً إلى البَيْتِ
    what time did you get home?
    مَتى وَصَلْتَ إلى البَيْتِ؟
  • 2 (showing finality, purpose) to hammer or drive a nail home
    دَقَّ مِسْماراً في المَوْقِعِ المُحَدَّدِ
    to drive the point/message home
    قامَ بِإيصالِ الرِسالةِ
    to bring something home to somebody
    كَشَفَ شَيْئاً لِشَخْصٍ

also: at home adverbial phrase/عبارة ظرفية

  • 1
    (in one's house) (to stay, be educated)
    في البَيْتِ
    to live at home
    سَكَنَ في بَيْتِ العائِلةِ
    I called her but she wasn't at home
    اتَّصَلْتُ بِها وَلَكِنَّها لم تَكُنْ في البَيْتِ
  • 2
    (at ease)
    وَكَاَنَّهُ في بَيْتِهِ
    I feel at home here
    أَشْعُرُ وَكَأَنّي في بَيْتي هُنا
    make yourself at home
    تَصَرَّفْ وَكَأَنَّكَ في بَيْتِكَ
  • 3 (at a team's own ground) to play/be at home
    لَعِبَ \ كانَ على أَرْضِهِ


it's/he's nothing to write home about

[informal/غير رسمي]
لا يَسْتَحِقُّ الذِكْرَ

there's no place like home

لا يوجَدُ مَكانٌ مِثْلَ الوَطَنِ

to be home and dry

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
بَلَغَ مُبْتَغاهُ

Phrasal verbs

home in on

home in on [something]
صَوَّبَ نحو [شَيْءٍ] (a target)
Definition of home in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get access to Oxford Dictionaries Arabic

Subscribe to search hundreds of thousands of up-to-date translations from and into English