Translation of "shake" - English-Arabic dictionary

shake

verb uk /ʃeɪk/ (present participle shaking, past tense shook, past participle shaken)

B1 to make quick, short movements from side to side or up and down, or to make something or someone do this

يَهُزّ
Shake the bottle.

If you are shaking, your body makes quick short movements because you are frightened or nervous.

يَرتَعِش
He was shaking with nerves.
shake hands

B1 to hold someone’s hand and move it up and down when you meet them for the first time

يُصافِح
The two leaders smiled and shook hands.
He refused to shake hands with me.
shake your head

to move your head from side to side to mean ‘no’

يَهُز رَأسَه بِالنَّفي

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