Translation of "pray" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk /preɪ/ us

A2 to speak to a god in order to show your feelings or to ask for something

dua etmek
Let us pray for all the sick children.
[ + that ] She prayed that God would forgive her.

B2 to hope very much that something will happen

çok istemek, içtenlikle arzu etmek
We're just praying for rain.

(Translation of “pray” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)