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Arabic translation: أَخ

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English term or phrase:brother
Arabic translation:أَخ
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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18:35 Jul 16, 2001
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: brother
sibling
aaron
أَخ
Explanation:
Pronounced: AKH (KH sounds like the German CH, as in "Buch").

If there is a need to emphasize descent from both parents, the term for "full brother" is SHAQEEQ:

شَقيق

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na +2أَخFuad Yahya
na +1akh or shaqeeqRaghad
naAkhyacine


  

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5 mins peer agreement (net): +2
أَخ


Explanation:
Pronounced: AKH (KH sounds like the German CH, as in "Buch").

If there is a need to emphasize descent from both parents, the term for "full brother" is SHAQEEQ:

شَقيق

Fuad


    Reference: http://dictionary.Ajeeb.com
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167
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agree  Alaa Zeineldine
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agree  AhmedAMS
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6 hrs
Akh


Explanation:
The sound "kh" sound like the Spanish letter "J"
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yacine
Local time: 08:15
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 51
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9 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
akh or shaqeeq


Explanation:
Brother in general is: akh: أخ
The brother: al-akh: الأخ
My brother: akhee: أخي
akh could mean: friend / companion / friar.
ِshaqeeq: شقيق is also (a) brother, but it is more specific: (a brother from the same parents/ full brother). This word is derived from: shaqqa شق (verb) which means something like: split,rip,slit….
Brother: shaqeeq: شقيق
The brother: ashaqeeq: الشقيق
My brother: shaqeeqee: شقيقي


Raghad
Local time: 09:15
PRO pts in pair: 160

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