راية

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Arabic[edit]

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)

Noun[edit]

رَايَة ‎(rāyaf ‎(plural رَايَات(rāyāt))

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

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