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Pronunciation: /ˈɒnə/
, (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) honor (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)

Translation of honour in Arabic:


  • 1 (reputation) سُمْعة a man of honour رَجُل شَريف to give one's word of honour أَعْطى كَلِمَتَهُ
  • 2 (mark of esteem) شَرَف to consider sth a great honour اعْتَبَرَ شَيْئاً شَرَفاً عَظيماً the place of honour المَقْعَد الشَرَفيّ a reception in honour of the delegation وَليمة على شَرَفِ الوَفْدِ to be buried with full military honours دُفِنَ بِكُلِّ التَشْريفاتِ العَسْكَريّةِ it is a great honour for me to be here today إنَّهُ لَشَرَفٌ عَظيمٌ لي اليَوْمَ أنْ أَكونَ هُنا
  • 3 (to a judge) Your Honour or (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) Honor سِيادةَ \ جَنابَ \ حَضْرةَ القاضي

plural noun/جمع (honours (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) , honors)

  • [education/التعليم] to graduate with honours تَخَرَّجَ مع مَرْتَبةِ الشَرَفِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to show respect for) قَدَّرَ (II), احْتَرَمَ (VIII) [one's parents] [the dead] [flag] to feel/be honoured by your presence شَرَّفَهُ حُضورُكَ you honour us by the trust you show us تُشَرِّفُنا بِثِقَتِكَ فينا welcome to our honoured guests مَرْحَباً بِضُيوفِنا الكِرامِ
  • 2 (to be bound by) أَوْفى (IV) (+ ب) [a debt] [obligation] [contract]


to do the honours

قامَ بِواجِبِ الضِيافةِ

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