raki

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See also: rakı and räki

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish rakı,[1] from Arabic عرقي (ʿáraqi, of liquor), from عرق (ʿáraq, arrack, arak), literally, “condensate,” which refers to an ouzo-like liqueur made of raisins.

Noun[edit]

raki (countable and uncountable, plural rakis)

  1. A Turkish liqueur flavored with anise.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "raki." The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2004.

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

17th century. Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish, from Arabic عرقي (ʿáraqi, of liquor), from عرق (ʿáraq, arrack, arak, literally condensate), which refers to an ouzo-like liqueur made of raisins.

Noun[edit]

raki ?

  1. a national drink of Albania, raki is an anise-flavored liqueur similar to ouzo, but made with fermented grapes or plums. It has an alcohol content similar to vodka, and is sipped artfully.

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raki

  1. raki

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Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: rā‧kī̀

Noun[edit]

raki m

  1. fear, cowardice
  2. argumentativeness

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

raki m (genitive singular raka, no plural)

  1. moisture, dampness, humidity

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish (compare modern Turkish rakı), from Arabic عرقي (ʿáraqi, of liquor), from عرق (ʿáraq).

Noun[edit]

raki m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling ראקי)

  1. arak

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raki

  1. Nominative plural of rak
  2. Accusative plural of rak
  3. Vocative plural of rak