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shake
British English: /ʃeɪk/
American English: /ʃeɪk/

Translation of shake in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد past tense/زمن الماضي shook past participle/اسم المفعول shaken

  • 1
    (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (a duster, branch)
    (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (a bottle)
    shake the pepper over the food
    هُزَّ الفُلْفُلَ فوق الطَعامِ
    ‘shake before use’
    ’يُرَجُّ قبل الاسْتِخْدامِ‘
  • 2
    (with people) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (a person)
    I shook him to wake him up
    هَزَزْتُهُ لِأوقِظَهُ
    to shake hands with somebody, to shake somebody's hand to shake hands on the deal
    أَعْطى مُوافَقَتَهُ على الاتِّفاقِ
    to shake one's fist
    رَفَعَ قَبْضَتَهُ في تَحَدٍّ
    to shake one's head
    هَزَّ رَأْسَهُ بالرَفْضِ
  • 3
    (earthquakes, explosions) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (a building, town)
  • 4
    (to shock) (Form I) (stem vowel = i) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (the nation, a person)
    the earthquake shook my faith
    هَزَّ الزِلْزالُ إيماني
  • 5 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) (to get rid of) shake off

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد past tense/زمن الماضي shook past participle/اسم المفعول shaken

  • 1
    (to tremble) (a person, somebody's hand) (Form VIII), (Form VIII)
    (a building) (Form VIII)
    she was shaking with fear/cold
    كانَتْ تَرْتَجِفُ من الخَوْفِ \ البَرْدِ
    the ground shook violently
    كانَت الأَرْضُ تَهْتَزُّ بِعُنْفٍ
  • 2
    (to shake hands) (Form VI)
    they shook on it
    أَعْطوا مُوافَقَتَهُمْ عَلَيْهِ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • also: past tense/زمن الماضي shook
    also: past participle/اسم المفعول shaken
    to shake oneself
    هَزَّ نَفْسَهُ

noun/اسم

  • 1to give something a shake
    نَفَّضَ شَيْئاً
    (cloth, duster)
    رَجَّ شَيْئاً
    (a bottle, medicine)
    with a shake of one's head
    وَهُوَ يَهُزُّ رَأْسَهُ بالنَفْيِ
  • 2
    also: milkshake
    حَليب مَخْفوق

Idioms

to be no great shakes

[informal]
كانَ مُتَواضِعَ المُسْتَوى

Phrasal verbs

shake about

= → shake around

shake around

(planes, cars) (Form VIII)
shake [somebody/something] around
هَزَّ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] بِعُنْفٍ
(a passenger, package, laptop)

shake off

shake [somebody/something] off, shake off [somebody/something] 1 2
(to get rid of)
شُفِيَ \ تَعافى من [شَيْءٍ]
(a cough, cold)
3
[informal] (to escape from)
هَرَبَ من [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ]
(a pursuer)

shake out

shake [something] out, shake out [something] 1
(the tablecloth, rug)
2
(some flour, the seeds)
shake [somebody] out of something
(a depressive)
ساعَدَ [شَخْصاً] على التَخَلُّصِ من شَيْءٍ

shake up

shake up [something], shake [something] up
(a bottle, mixture)
shake [somebody/something] up, shake up [somebody/something] 1
(to jolt)
هَزَّ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] بِقوّةٍ
(a passenger, package)
2
(to reorganize)
أَعادَ تَنْظيمَ [شَيْءٍ]
(a company, department)

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