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British English: /ˈpəːs(ə)n/
American English: /ˈpərs(ə)n/

Translation of person in Arabic:


  • 1
    plural/جمع people persons
    (human being)
    شَخْص (masculine/feminine) (plural: أَشْخاص, plural: شُخوص)
    a young person
    شابّ (plural: شَباب)
    a single person
    شَخْص أَعْزَب
    in person he's the only person who could have done it
    هو الشَخْصُ الوَحيدُ الّذي كانَ بِإمْكانِهِ أنْ يَفْعَلَهُ
    what kind of person would do a thing like that?
    أَيُّ بَشَرٍ هذا الّذي يَفْعَلُ شَيْئاً كَهَذا؟
    there's no such person
    لا يوجَدُ مِثْلُ هذا الشَخْصِ
    what's she like as a person?
    كيف هي كَإنْسانةٍ؟
    the very person I was looking for!
    الشَخْص الّذي كُنْتُ أَبْحَثُ عَنْهُ بالضَبْطِ!
    the person concerned
  • 2
    [formal/رسمي] (individual)
    شَخْص (masculine/feminine) (plural: أَشْخاص, plural: شُخوص)
    to have something on or about one's person
    كانَ يَحْمِلُ مَعَهُ شَيْئاً
    with drugs concealed about his person
    مع مُخَدِّراتٍ يَخَبِّئُها مَعَهُ
    a person or persons unknown
    شَخْص غَيْر مَعْلومِ الهُويّةِ
  • 3
    (in grammar)
    ضَمير (plural: ضَمائِرُ)
    the first person singular
    ضَمير المُتَكَلِّمِ المُفْرَدِ
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