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Pronunciation: /hɛl/

Translation of hell in Arabic:


  • 1 [religion/الدين]
    (also Hell)
    النّار, جَهَنَّم (diptotic), الجَحيم to go to/be in hell ذَهَبَ إلى \ كانَ في الجَحيمِ
  • 2 [informal/غير رسمي], (unpleasant experience) جَحيم his life was hell on earth كانَتْ حَياتُهُ جَحيماً على الأَرْضِ going through customs was sheer hell كانَ المُرورُ من خِلالِ الجَمارِكِ جَحيماً مُطْبَقاً a neighbour from hell جار من الجَحيمِ
  • 3 [informal/غير رسمي] (as intensifier) it was a hell of a shock كانَ صَدْمةً كَبيرةً we had a hell of a time (bad) قَضَيْنا وَقْتاً تَعيساً جِدًّا (good) قَضَيْنا وَقْتاً مُمْتِعاً جِدًّا it's a hell of a lot worse/easier هو أَسْوَأُ \ أَسْهَلُ بِكَثيرٍ جِدًّا she was as jealous as hell كانَتْ شَديدةَ الغَيْرةِ to run/fight like hell جَرى \ حارَبَ بِكُلِّ قوَّتِهِ get the hell out of here! بِحَقِّ الجَحيمِ اخْرُجْ من هُنا! what the hell are you doing? بِحَقِّ الجَحيمِ ماذا تَفْعَلُ؟

exclamation/أداة تعجب \ نداء

[informal/غير رسمي]
  • oh hell! I've left the keys behind آهِ يا لَلْجَحيمِ! لَقَدْ تَرَكْتُ المَفاتيحَ هُناكَ


come hell or high water

مَهْما كانَت الصِعابُ

there was/will be hell to pay

[informal/غير رسمي], سَتَنْفَتِحُ أَبْوابُ جَهَنَّمَ

to raise (merry) hell

[informal/غير رسمي], أَقامَ الدُنْيا وَأَقْعَدَها

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