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British English: /kiː/
American English: /ki/

Translation of key in Arabic:


  • 1 (to a door)
    مِفْتاح (plural: مَفاتيحُ)
    a front-door key
    مِفْتاح بابٍ أَماميٍّ
    a bunch of keys
    سِلْسِلة \ حُزْمة مَفاتيحَ
    under lock and key
    مُغْلَق بالضَبّةِ والمِفْتاحِ
    radiator key
    مِفْتاح مِشْعاعٍ
  • 2
    (on computers, musical instruments)
    مِفْتاح (plural: مَفاتيحُ)
  • 4
    (to a map)
    مِفْتاح (plural: مَفاتيحُ)
    (to abbreviations, symbols, a code)
    مِفْتاح رُموزٍ
  • 5 (to a test, riddle)
    حَلّ (plural: حُلول)
  • 6 (Music/الموسيقى)
    مَقام (plural: مَقامات)
    to sing in/off key
    تَبِعَ \ خالَفَ النوتةَ الموسيقيّةَ في غِنائِهِ


  • (worker, role)
    cost is key to the project
    التَكْلِفةُ هي عامِلٌ أَساسيٌ في المَشْروعِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

Phrasal verbs

key in

key [something] in, key in [something]
أَدْخَلَ [شَيْئاً] (the text, data, figures)
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