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hell
British English: /hɛl/
American English: /hɛl/

Translation of hell in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 (religion/الدين)
    also: Hell
    النّار
    (diptotic),
    الجَحيم
    to go to/be in hell
    ذَهَبَ إلى \ كانَ في الجَحيمِ
  • 2
    [informal] (unpleasant experience)
    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] (as intensifier) See examples: 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]
  • oh hell! I've left the keys behind
    آهِ يا لَلْجَحيمِ! لَقَدْ تَرَكْتُ المَفاتيحَ هُناكَ

Idioms

come hell or high water

مَهْما كانَت الصِعابُ

there was/will be hell to pay

[informal]
سَتَنْفَتِحُ أَبْوابُ جَهَنَّمَ

to raise (merry) hell

[informal]
أَقامَ الدُنْيا وَأَقْعَدَها

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