راس

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رأس (raʾs), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

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Noun[edit]

راس (rāsf pl روس (rūs) or رؤوس (rúʾūs)

  1. head (part of the body)
    مايعرفش راسه من رجليه.
    mayíʿrafš rās-u min rígl-ēh.
    He doesn't know his head from his feet.
  2. chief, top (of a hierarchy)
    هو اكبر راس فى الحتة دى.
    húwwa ʾákbar rās fil-ḥítta di.
    He's the biggest chief in this area.
  3. top part, summit
  4. cape
    راس البر، راس الشيطان
    rās ʾil-barr, rās ʾiš-šiṭān
    Ras El-Bar, Ras El-Sheitan (a popular beach resort near Nuweiba).


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Persian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

راس (râs)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of راست.