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British English: /ˈk(w)ɔːtə/
American English: /ˈkwɔrdər/

Translation of quarter in Arabic:


  • 1
    (fourth part)
    a quarter of the population
    رُبْع السُكّانِ
    in a quarter of an hour
    خلال رُبْعِ ساعةٍ
  • 5
    [formal] (source of help, information) (شَخْص أو مَجموعة)
    don't expect any help from that quarter
    لا تَتَوَقَّعْ أَيَّ مُساعَدةٍ من تِلْكَ الجِهةِ
  • 6 uncountable/غير معدود [formal] (mercy) See examples: to give/receive no quarter
    لم يُظْهِرْ \ يَتَلَقَّ أَيَّ تَعاطُفٍ
  • 7
    (of a dollar)
    رُبْع دولار

also: quarters plural noun/جمع

  • (accommodation)
    the officers' quarters
    مَساكِن الضُبّاطِ
    the living quarters
    أَماكِن المَعيشةِ


  • 1
    (one fourth)
    only a quarter passed
    لم يَنْجَحْ سِوى الرُبْعِ
  • 2 (in time phrases) See examples: an hour and a quarter
    ساعة وَرُبْع
    at a quarter to 11 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) , at a quarter of 11 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
    الحادِيةَ عَشَرةَ إلاّ الرُبْعَ
    at a quarter past 2 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) , at a quarter after 2 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
    الثانِيةَ والرُبْعَ
    she's ten and a quarter
    عُمْرُها عَشَرُ سَنَواتٍ وَثَلاثةُ شُهورٍ

adjective/صفة before noun/قبل اسم

  • (pound, mile, inch)
    a quarter share in the company
    رُبْع أَسْهُمِ الشَرِكةِ
    a quarter century
    رُبْع قَرْنٍ


  • a quarter full
    مَليء إلى رُبْعِهِ
    a quarter as big
    أَكْبَر بِمِقْدارِ الرُبْعِ
    it isn't worth quarter the price
    لا يَسْتَحِقُّ رُبْعَ الثَمَنِ

also: at close quarters adverbial phrase/عبارة ظرفية

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to divide into four)
    قَسَّمَ إلى أَرْبَعةِ أَرْباعٍ
    (a cake, an apple)
    to be hung, drawn and quartered
    (قُتِلَ وَمُثِّلَ بِجُثَّتِهِ)
  • 2
    [formal] (to accommodate) (Form IV),
    وَفَّرَ سَكَناً ل
    (troops, a refugee)

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