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Pronunciation: /laʃ/

Translation of lash in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to batter) [gale] [waves] ضَرَبَ (stem vowel = i) (I) [the coast] [region] gales lashed the coastal towns ضَرَبَت العَواصِفُ المُدُنَ الساحِليّةَ
  • 2 (to tie up) رَبَطَ (I) (stem vowel = i or u) [the cargo] [crates] they lashed themselves together for safety رَبَطوا أَنْفُسَهُمْ مَعاً طَلَباً للأَمانِ
  • 4 (to whip) ضَرَبَ بالسَوْطِ [a horse] [prisoner]

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • (violently) the rain lashed down incessantly هَطَلَ المَطَرُ بِلا انْقِطاعٍ


  • 1 (whip) سَوْط (plural: أَسْواط, plural: سِياط)
  • 2 (blow) جَلْدة, ضَرْبة بالسَوْطِ he was sentenced to twenty lashes حُكِمَ عَلَيْهِ بالجَلْدِ عِشْرينَ جَلْدةً

Phrasal verbs

lash out

(to hit out) [opponent] [cats] هَجَمَ (stem vowel = u) (I) to lash out at sb هَجَمَ على شَخْصٍ 1.1 (verbally) انْتَقَدَ (VIII), هاجَمَ (III) to lash out at or against sb انْتَقَدَ \ هاجَمَ شَخْصاً the coach lashed out at his critics هاجَمَ المُدَرِّبُ مُنْتَقِديهِ 1.2 [informal/غير رسمي], (to spend freely) أَنْفَقَ بِبَذَخٍ to lash out on a new car أَنْفَقَ أَمْوالاً طائِلةً لِشِراءِ سَيّارةٍ جَديدةٍ

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