rais

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais (plural raises)

  1. alternative form of reis

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais ?

  1. plural form of rai

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رئيس (ra’īs, leader, chief, head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raˈis/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ìs

Noun[edit]

rais m (invariable)

  1. reis, a leader in an Arab society

See also[edit]


Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَئِيس (raʾīs).

Noun[edit]

rais (ma class, plural marais)

  1. president (the head of state of a republic)

Derived terms[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice