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wish

Pronunciation: /wɪʃ/

Translation of wish in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (with desires) تَمَنّى (V) I wish (that) you were here أَتَمَنّى لو كُنْتَ هُنا I just wish we lived closer أَتَمَنّى فَقَطْ لو كُنّا نَعيشُ في مَكانٍ أَقْرَبَ I wish they would be quiet أَتَمَنّى لو أَنَّهُمْ يَهْدَؤونَ he bought it and then wished he hadn't اشْتَراهُ ثُمَّ تَمَنّى لو لم يَفْعَلْ I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy لا أَتَمَنّاهُ لِأَسْوَأِ أَعْدائي
  • 3 [formal/رسمي], (to want) أَرادَ (IV) [an audience] I wish to leave at once أُريدُ أنْ أُغادِرَ حالاً I don't wish to seem unkind but … لا أُريدُ أنْ أَبْدُوَ فَظًّا وَلَكِنْ ...

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • (to desire, want) تَمَنّى (V) just as you wish تَماماً كما تُريدُ to wish for sth تَمَنّى حُدوثَ شَيْءٍ \ الحُصولَ على شَيْءٍ what more could you wish for? ماذا يُمْكِنُ أنْ تَتَمَنّى أَكْثَرَ من ذلك؟

noun/اسم

  • (desire) أُمْنيّة to make a wish تَمَنّى أُمْنيّةً her wish came true تَحَقَّقَتْ أُمْنيَّتُها to grant sb's wish حَقَّقَ أُمْنيّةَ شَخْصٍ

plural noun/جمع (wishes)

  • أُمْنيّات with best wishes مع أَجْمَلِ الأُمْنيّاتِ please give him my best wishes بَلِّغْهُ أَطْيَبَ أُمْنيّاتي من فَضْلِكَ

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