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honour (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) also: honor (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
British English: /ˈɒnə/
American English: /ˈɑnər/

Translation of honour in Arabic:


  • 1
    a man of honour
    رَجُل شَريف
    to give one's word of honour
    أَعْطى كَلِمَتَهُ
  • 2
    (mark of esteem)
    to consider something 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) See examples: Your Honour or (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) Honor
    سِيادةَ \ جَنابَ \ حَضْرةَ القاضي

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

  • (Univ)to graduate with honours
    تَخَرَّجَ مع مَرْتَبةِ الشَرَفِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to show respect for) (Form II), (Form 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) (Form IV) (a debt, obligation, contract)


to do the honours

قامَ بِواجِبِ الضِيافةِ

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