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oil

Pronunciation: /ɔɪl/

Translation of oil in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 (for fuel) نَفْط; (for lubrication) زَيْت (plural: زُيوت) heating oil زَيْت تَدْفِئةٍ to check the oil فَحَصَ الزَيْتَ to change the oil غَيَّرَ الزَيْتَ to strike oil عَثَرَ على النَفْطِ
  • 2 (for cooking) زَيْت (plural: زُيوت) olive/sunflower oil زَيْت الزَيْتونِ \ عَبّادِ الشَمْسِ to cook with oil طَبَخَ بالزَيْتِ
  • 3 (oil paint) to work in oils رَسَمَ بالأَلْوانِ الزَيْتيّةِ
  • 4 (in cosmetics) زَيْت (plural: زُيوت) essential oils الزُيوت الأَساسيّة
  • 5 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) [informal/غير رسمي] (flattery) إطْراء

transitive verb/فعل متعد

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