رأس

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See also: راس

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ر ء س(r-ʾ-s), from Proto-Semitic *raʔš-.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raʔs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

رَأْس (raʾsm (plural رُؤُوس(ruʾūs) or أَرْؤُس(ʾarʾus))

  1. head
  2. head (enumerator for cattle)
  3. leader, chief, chieftain
  4. tip, top, summit, peak, upper part
  5. vertex, apex
  6. extremity, end
  7. promontory, headland, cape
  8. main part
  9. beginning
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Descendants[edit]
  • Egyptian Arabic: راس(rās)
  • Gulf Arabic: راس(rās)
  • Maltese: ras
  • Moroccan Arabic: راس(rās)
  • Ottoman Turkish: رأس(re's)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

رَأَسَ (raʾasa) I, non-past يَرْأَسُ‎‎ (yarʾasu)

  1. to be at the head, to be chairman, to chair, to be in charge, to preside
  2. to head, to lead, to direct, to manage, to run
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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

رَأَّسَ (raʾʾasa) II, non-past يُرَئِّسُ‎‎ (yuraʾʾisu)

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “رءس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN