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whistle

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪs(ə)l/

Translation of whistle in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 (small instrument) صَفّارة the referee blew his whistle for a foul/to end the game أَطْلَقَ الحَكَمُ صَفّارَتَهُ مُعْلِناً مُخالَفةً \ نِهايةَ المُباراةِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1 (with one's mouth) صَفَّرَ (II) he whistles at all the girls يُصَفِّرُ على كُلِّ البَناتِ
  • 3 (to make a noise) [train] [wind] [kettle] صَفَّرَ (II) the train whistled as it approached the station صَفَّرَ القِطارُ عِنْدَما اقْتَرَبَ من المَحَطّةِ
  • 4 (to move fast)to whistle past or by [bullets] [train] مَرَّ بِسُرْعةٍ

Idioms

to blow the whistle on sb/sth

بَلَّغَ عن شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ

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