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fear
British English: /fɪə/
American English: /ˈfɪr/

Translation of fear in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 uncountable/غير معدود he did it out of fear

    فَعَلَهُ بِدافِعِ الخَوْفِ
    to live in fear of one's life

    كانَ يَعيشُ خائِفاً على حَياتِهِ
  • 2
    (apprehension)
    خَوْف
    my fears for his safety proved groundless

    ثَبَتَ أنّ خَوْفي على سَلامَتِهِ لم يَكُنْ لَهُ أَساسٌ
    the operation holds no fears for her

    لا تَنْطَوي العَمَليّةُ على أَيِّ مَخاوِفَ بالنِسْبةِ لَها
  • 3
    (possibility)
    احْتِمال (plural: احْتِمالات)
    there's no fear of him being late

    لَيْسَ هُناكَ احْتِمالٌ أنْ يَتَأَخَّرَ
    I left quietly for fear of waking them

    غادَرْتُ بِهُدوءٍ خَشْيةَ أنْ أوقِظَهُمْ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • (to be afraid of)
    خافَ (+ من)
    خَشِيَ (death, an illness, a criminal)
    a ruler who was greatly feared

    حاكِم كانَ الناسُ يَخافونَ مِنْهُ بِشِدّةٍ
    a woman to be feared

    ‫امْرَأة يَنْبَغي الخَوْفُ مِنْها‬
    I fear that she may be dead

    أَخْشى أَنَّها رُبَّما تَكونُ قد ماتَتْ
    it is feared that the storm may get worse

    ما يُخْشى مِنْهُ هو أنْ تَزْدادَ العاصِفةُ سوءاً
    to fear the worst

    خَشِيَ وُقوعَ أَسْوَأِ التَقْديراتِ
    20 people are feared to have died or are feared dead in the accident

    يُخْشى أنّ 20 شَخْصاً قد ماتوا في الحادِثِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • to fear for something/somebody

    خَشِيَ على شَيْءٍ \ شَخْصٍ
    I fear for her safety/for her

    أَخْشى على سَلامَتِها \ عَلَيْها

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