راس

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَأْس ‎(raʾs), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- ‎(head).

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Noun[edit]

رَاس ‎(rāsf ‎(plural رُوس ‎(rūs) or رُؤُوس ‎(ruʾūs))

  1. head (part of the body)
    مايعرفش راسه من رجليه.
    ma-yiʿráf-š rā́s-u min rigl-ḗ.
    He doesn't know his head from his feet.
  2. chief, top (of a hierarchy)
    هو اكبر راس فى الحتة دى.
    húwwa ʾákbar rās fi-l-ḥítta di.
    He's the biggest chief in this area.
  3. top part, summit
  4. cape
    راس البر، راس الشيطان
    rās il-barr, rās iš-šiṭā́n
    Ras El-Bar, Ras El-Sheitan (a popular beach resort near Nuweiba).

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Persian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

راس ‎(râs)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of راست