arak

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See also: árak and arák

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عرق

Noun[edit]

arak ‎(uncountable)

  1. A clear, unsweetened aniseed-flavoured alcoholic drink, produced and consumed primarily in the Middle East
  2. The toothbrush tree, Salvadora persica.
    • 1958-1994, Hamilton Gibb & CF Beckingham, in The Travels of Ibn Battutah, Folio Society 2012, p. 51:
      They use perfume freely, paint their eyes with kohl, and are constantly polishing their teeth with twigs of green arak-wood.

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Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

arak

  1. rice wine

Verb[edit]

arak

  1. to (casually) walk or move past

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Malay[edit]

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arak

  1. beer

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

arak m (plural araks)

  1. Alternative form of áraque

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

arak m ‎(Cyrillic spelling арак)

  1. double sheet