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British English: /sʌɪt/
American English: /saɪt/

Translation of sight in Arabic:


  • 1 uncountable/غير معدود
    بَصَر (plural: أَبْصار)
    his sight is good/poor
    بَصَرُهُ جَيِّدٌ \ ضَعيفٌ
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود
    (act of seeing)
    رُؤْية (plural: رُؤًى)
    it was my first sight of the city
    كانَت المَرّةَ الأولى الّتي أَرى فيها المَدينةَ
    at first sight
    من النَظْرةِ الأولى
    he faints at the sight of blood
    يَفْقِدُ وَعْيَهُ عند رُؤْيةِ الدَمِ
    to catch sight of somebody/something to know somebody by sight
    عَرَفَ شَخْصاً بالشَكْلِ
    I can't stand the sight of him!
    لا أُطيقُ رُؤْيَتَهُ!
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود
    (range of vision)
    مَدى الرُؤْيةِ
    land/victory was in sight
    كانَ الشَطُّ \ النَصْرُ يَلوحُ في الأُفُقِ
    the end is in sight!
    النِهايةُ تَلوحُ في الأُفُقِ!
    there wasn't a soul in sight
    لم يَكُنْ هُناكَ من مَخْلوقٍ
    to come into sight
    ظَهَرَ للعَيانِ
    to keep or stay out of sight
    بَقِيَ بَعيداً عن الأَنْظارِ
    to keep something/somebody out of sight
    أَبْقى شَيْئاً \ شَخْصاً بَعيداً عن الأَنْظارِ
    I watched the car disappear out of sight
    راقَبْتُ السَيّارةَ وَهِيَ تَخْتَفي عن الأَنْظارِ
    don't let her out of your sight!
    لا تَدَعْها تَغيبُ عن نَظَرِكَ!
  • 4
    (thing seen)
    مَنْظَر (plural: مَناظِرُ)
    مَشْهَد (plural: مَشاهِدُ)
    to be a common/familiar sight
    كانَ مَنْظَراً شائِعاً \ مَأْلوفاً
  • 5
    [informal/غير رسمي] (a shock to see)
    مَنْظَر فَظيع
    I look a sight!
    مَنْظَري فَظيعٌ!
    your bedroom is a sight!
    غُرْفةُ نَوْمِكَ مَنْظَرُها فَظيعٌ!

also: sights plural noun/جمع

  • 1
    (places of interest) (سياحيّة) مَعالِم
    to see the sights
    رَأى المَعالِمَ السِياحيّةَ
    to show somebody the sights
    أَرى شَخْصاً المَعالِمَ السِياحيّةَ

transitive verb/فعل متعد


to have something in one's sights

وَضَعَ عَيْنَهُ على شَيْءٍ

to lose sight of the fact that …

أَغْفَلَ حَقيقةَ أنّ …

out of sight, out of mind

to raise/lower one's sights

رَفَعَ \ خَفَضَ سَقْفَ طُموحاتِهِ

to set one's sights on something/doing something

وَضَعَ شَيْئاً \ فِعْلَ شَيْءٍ نُصْبَ عَيْنَيْهِ
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