راية

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Etymology[edit]

Originally رَأْيَة ‎(raʾya), an instance noun derived from رَأْي ‎(raʾy, sight, perception), verbal noun of رَأَى ‎(raʾā, to see), but "the Arabs prefer omitting [the hamza] ... and some say it has not been heard with ء ‎(ʾ, hamza)." (Lane)

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رَايَة ‎(rāyaf ‎(plural رَايَات ‎(rāyāt))

  1. banner, ensign, an army's battle standard

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