Translation of call in Arabic:

call

Pronunciation: /kɔːl/

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to say loudly)
    (also call out)
    نادى (III) [a name] [number] [the answer] Miss Jones called the register نادَت الأُسْتاذةُ جونْز كَشْفَ الحُضورِ
  • 2 (to summon by shouting) نادى (III) [a waiter] [dog]; (by phone) طَلَبَ (I) (stem vowel = u) [the police] [a taxi]; (by letter) طَلَبَ الحُضورَ, اسْتَدْعى (X) [an applicant] [a witness] he was called before the committee طُلِبَ مِنْهُ الحُضورُ أمام اللَجْنةِ
  • 3 (to telephone) [callers] اتَّصَلَ (VIII) (+ ب), هاتَفَ (III) [a number] [help line] call me on 07758082928 اتَّصِلْ بي على 07758082928
  • 5 (to name) سَمّى (II) [a baby] [book] [product] what did they call the baby? ماذا سَمَّيا الطِفْلَ؟ she is called by her maiden name تُدْعى باسْمِها قبل الزَواجِ
  • 6 (to describe as) are you calling me a liar? هل تَقولُ إنَّني كَذّابٌ؟ I'm proud to call myself a democrat/Jordanian أَشْعُرُ بالفَخْرِ عِنْدَما أَقولُ إنَّني من الحِزْبِ الديمُقْراطيِّ \ أُرْدُنّيٌّ I wouldn't call it spacious لا أَقولُ إنَّهُ فَسيحٌ do you call that plate clean? هل تَقولُ إنّ هذا الطَبَقَ نَظيفٌ؟ let's call it £20 دَعْنا نَقولُ £20
  • 7 [sport/الرياضة] أَعْلَنَ أنّ, أَشارَ أنّ [a ball] [shot] the linesman called the ball out/in أَشارَ مُساعِدُ الحَكَمِ أنّ الكُرةَ خارِجَ \ داخِلَ المَلْعَبِ he was called offside أُعْلِنَ أَنَّهُ في وَضْعِ التَسَلُّلِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (also call out)
    (to cry out) [person] نادى (III) she called for the nurse نادَتْ على المُمَرِّضةِ
  • 2 (by telephone) اتَّصَلَ (VIII) (+ ب), هاتَفَ (III) who's calling? مَنْ المُتَّصِلُ؟ please call again in an hour من فَضْلِكَ اتَّصِلْ مَرّةً أُخْرى بعد ساعةٍ
  • 3 (to visit) [person] زارَ (I) (stem vowel = u), مَرَّ (stem vowel = u) (I) I called at your house on my way home زُرْتُ بَيْتَكَ أثناء عَوْدَتي إلى المَنْزِلِ this train calls at Birmingham هذا القِطارُ يَتَوَقَّفُ في بِرْمِنْجْهام all the ships call at Port Said كُلُّ السُفُنِ تَتَوَقَّفُ في بورْسَعيد

noun/اسم

  • 1 (by phone) مُكالَمة to make/receive a call أَجْرى \ اسْتَقْبَلَ مُكالَمةً to make a call to Syria أَجْرى مُكالَمةً لِسورِيا I'll give you a call tomorrow سَوْفَ أَتَّصِلُ بِكَ غَداً to return sb's call اتَّصَلَ بِشَخْصٍ رَدًّا على مُكالَمَتِهِ to put a call through to sb وَصَّلَ مُكالَمةً لِشَخْصٍ
  • 2 (cry) صِياح no one answered her calls for help لم يَسْتَجِبْ أَحَدٌ لاسْتِغاثاتِها
  • 4 (appeal) دَعْوة, مُطالَبة there were calls for his resignation كانَ هُناكَ دَعَواتٌ لَهُ للاسْتِقالةِ the call to prayer (from a mosque) الأَذان
  • 5 uncountable/غير معدود (vocation) نِداء he felt the call to the priesthood شَعَرَ بِنِداءِ الكِهانةِ
  • 6 (demand, need) she has many calls on her time لَدَيْها مَشاغِلٌ كَثيرةٌ there's not much call for them at this time of year لا يوجَدُ طَلَبٌ كَبيرٌ عَلَيْهِ في مِثْلِ هذا الوَقْتِ من العامِ there's no call for such rudeness لا داعِيَ لِمِثْلِ هذه الوَقاحةِ what he did was beyond the call of duty ما فَعَلَهُ تَجاوُزٌ لِمَهامِّ الوَظيفةِ
  • 8 (on duty) to be on call [doctors] [engineers] كانَ في مَهَمّةٍ Dr Janes is out on a call at the moment خَرَجَ د. جايْنْز في مَهَمّةٍ حاليًّا
  • 9 uncountable/غير معدود (attraction) سِحْر, جاذِبيّة the call of the wild/the big city سِحْر البَرّيّةِ \ المَدينةِ الكَبيرةِ
  • 10 (decision) قَرار it's a tough call هذا قَرارٌ صَعْبٌ

Idioms

to be a close call

[ كانَ على وَشْكِ الانْتِهاءِ بِشَكْلٍ مُخْتَلِفٍ ]

Phrasal verbs

call away

call [sb] away اسْتَدْعى [شَخْصاً] she was called away on business تَمَّ اسْتِدْعاؤُها في مَهَمّةِ عَمَلٍ

call back

(by phone) عاوَدَ الاتِّصالَ 1.1 (to return) أَتى مَرّةً أُخْرى
call [sb] back (by shouting) صاحَ إلى [شَخْصٍ] بالعَوْدةِ [a visitor] 1.1 (to call again) عاوَدَ الاتِّصالَ ب [شَخْصٍ]; (to return sb's call) رَدَّ المُكالَمةَ ل [شَخْصٍ]

call by

[visitors] مَرَّ (stem vowel = u) (I)

call for

call for [sth/sb] (to demand) طالَبَ ب [شَيْءٍ] [action] [an investigation] 1.1 (to merit) تَطَلَّبَ \ اسْتَوْجَبَ [شَيْئاً] [special treatment] [a different solution] this calls for a celebration! هذا يَسْتَوْجِبُ الاحْتِفالَ! that was not called for لم يَكُنْ هُناكَ داعٍ لِذَلِكَ 1.2 (to collect) أَحْضَرَ [شَيْئاً] [a parcel]; أَقَلَّ [شَخْصاً] [a friend]

call in

(to visit) زارَ (I) (stem vowel = u), تَوَقَّفَ (V), مَرَّ (stem vowel = u) (I) to call in on sb زارَ شَخْصاً 1.1 (to telephone) [employees] أَبْلَغَ (IV); [listeners] اتَّصَلَ (VIII) to call in sick أَبْلَغَ أَنَّهُ مَريضٌ
call in [sb]call [sb] in (to ask inside) طَلَبَ من [شَخْصٍ] الدُخولَ [a patient] [candidate] 1.1 (to send for) اسْتَدْعى [شَخْصاً] [the police] [an expert]
call in [sth]call [sth] in (to recall) طَلَبَ إرْجاعَ [شَيْءٍ] [a faulty product] 1.1 طالَبَ بِسَدادِ [شَيْءٍ] [a loan]

call off

call off [sth]call [sth] off (to cancel) أَلْغى [شَيْئاً] [a strike] [meeting] [wedding] 1.1 (to halt) أَوْقَفَ [شَيْئاً] (IV) [a search] [an investigation] 1.2 زَجَرَ \ نَهى [شَيْئاً] [a dog]

call on

call on [sb/sth] (to visit) زارَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] [a friend] [patient] 1.1 (to invite) دَعا [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] [a speaker] [guest] 1.2 (to urge) حَثَّ \ طالَبَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً] [the government] [minister] to call on sb to do sth طالَبَ شَخْصاً أنْ يَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً 1.3 (to make use of) اسْتَعانَ ب [شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ] [friends] [sb's services] she has neighbours she can call on لَدَيْها جيرانٌ يُمْكِنُها أنْ تَسْتَعينَ بِهِمْ

call out

(to cry out) [person] نادى (III)
call out [sb]call [sb] out (to send for) اسْتَدْعى [شَخْصاً] [an engineer] [the doctor] the government called out the army اسْتَدْعَت الحُكومةُ الجَيْشَ 1.1 (on strike) دَعا [شَخْصاً] إلى الإضْرابِ [the workers]
call [sth] outcall out [sth] نادى [شَيْئاً] [a number] [name]

call round

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
(to visit) زارَ (I) (stem vowel = u)

call up

call up [sb]call [sb] up (by phone) اتَّصَلَ ب [شَخْصٍ], هاتَفَ [شَخْصاً] [a friend] [one's mother] 1.1 (for military service) اسْتَدْعى [شَخْصاً] [reservists] [troops] 1.2 (for a game) اخْتارَ [شَخْصاً] [a player]
call up [sth]call [sth] up (to evoke) ذَكَّرَ ب [شَيْءٍ] [a memory] [an image] 1.1 أَظْهَرَ [شَيْئاً] [a web page] [file]

call upon

call on

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