رئيس

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See also: رئیسand رییس

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ر ء س(r-ʾ-s) of رَأَسَ(raʾasa, to be at the head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ra.ʔiːs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

رَئِيس (raʾīsm (plural رُؤَسَاء(ruʾasāʾ), feminine رَئِيسَة(raʾīsa))

  1. boss, chief, leader
  2. director
  3. headmaster, principal
  4. chairman
  5. governor
  6. president
  7. manager, superintendent
  8. (music) conductor
  9. (military) captain

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

رَئِيس (raʾīs) (feminine رَئِيسَة(raʾīsa), masculine plural رُؤَسَاء(ruʾasāʾ))

  1. main, chief, leading

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: rəis
  • Catalan: rais
  • Persian: رئیس(ra'is), رییس(ra'is)
  • Ottoman Turkish: رئیس(reʾis), رییس(reʾis)
  • Spanish: arráez

References[edit]

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