Translation of "ask" - English-Arabic dictionary

ask

verb uk /ɑːsk/ us /æsk/

A1 to say something to someone as a question

يَسْأل
I asked / him about his hobbies.
I asked why the plane was so late.

A2 to invite someone to do something

يَدْعو
She asked him to lunch.
ask someone to do something

B1 to say something to someone because you want them to do something

يَطْلُب مِن
They asked me to feed their cat while they were away.

B1 to say something to someone because you want to know if you can do something

يَلْتَمِس / يَطْلُب
I asked if I could go.
Ask / your dad if you can come.

(Translation of “ask” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)