Übersetzung von “what” — Englisch–Arabisch Wörterbuch


pronoun, determiner uk /wɒt/ us /hwʌt, hwɑt/

A1 used to ask for information about something

ماذا / ما
What’s this?
What time is it?

A1 informal used when you have not heard what someone has said and you want them to repeat it

ماذا / عفواً
‘Do you want a drink, Tom?’ ‘What?’

B1 used to mean something without giving it a name

I heard what he said.
Do you know what I mean?

informal used to ask what someone wants when they call you

ماذا / نَعَم
‘Jenny?’ ‘Yes, what?’
what about…?

A2 used to suggest something

ماذا عَن …؟
What about asking Martin to help?
what a/an…

B1 used to give your opinion

يا لَه مِن …
What an awful day!
what if…?

B1 used to ask about something that could happen in the future, especially something bad

ماذا لَو ..؟
What if I miss the plane?
what… for?

used to ask about the reason or the purpose for something

ما الغَرض مَن ..؟
What are these tools for?
What are you doing that for?

(Übersetzung von “what” aus dem Cambridge Wörterbuch Englisch-Arabisch © Cambridge University Press)