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]

Noun[edit]

rais (ma class, plural marais)

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


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at president. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see rais in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2009


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice