راية

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]