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British English: /ˈmɑːstə/
American English: /ˈmæstər/

Translation of master in Arabic:


  • 1
    (man in charge)
    سَيِّد (plural: أَسْياد, plural: سادة)
    to be master in one's own house
    كانَ سَيِّداً في بَيْتِهِ
    to be master of the situation
    كانَ سَيِّدَ المَوْقِفِ
  • 2
    (primary teacher)
    (secondary teacher)
    أُسْتاذ (plural: أَساتِذة)
    he was the only French/physics master on the staff
    كانَ أُسْتاذَ الفِرَنْسيّةِ \ الفيزِياءِ الوَحيدَ ضِمْنَ طاقَمِ المُعَلِّمينَ
  • 3 (painter) the Dutch/Italian masters
    عَمالِقة الفَنِّ الهولَنْديّونَ \ الإيطاليّونَ
    (painting) an old master
    تُحْفة فَنّيّة قَديمة
  • 5
    also: Master's Master's Degree
    to be working on one's Master's
    كانَ يَدْرُسُ الماجِسْتير
  • 6
    (of a ship, boat)
    رُبّان (plural: رَبابينُ, plural: رَبابِنة)
  • 7
    (in chess, bridge etc)
    أُسْتاذ (plural: أَساتِذة)
    an international grand master
    أُسْتاذ دُوَليّ كَبير
  • 8
    [dated/استخدام قديم] (title of a young man) (للأَطْفالِ) سَيِّد

also: Masters plural noun/جمع

  • + singular verb/يلحقه فعل في صيغة المفردthe Masters
    (in golf, tennis)
    بُطولة الأَساتِذةِ \ الماسْتِرْز

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to learn) (person)
    بَرَعَ (+ في) (a language, theory, the basics)
    to master the complexities of tax system
    بَرَعَ في فَهْمِ تَعْقيداتِ نِظامِ الضَرائِبِ
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