rai

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Yapese [Term?]

Noun[edit]

rai (countable and uncountable, plural rai)

  1. stone money
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of raï (musical style)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai (countable and uncountable, plural rai)

  1. A unit of area used in Thailand that is equal, in modern times, to 1,600 square metres (16 ares, 0.16 hectares, 0.3954 acres).

Anagrams[edit]

Atong (India)[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai (Bengali script রায় or রাই)

  1. reed

References[edit]

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French rai, from Latin radius.

Noun[edit]

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Originally a Western Catalan dialectal form of raig.

Noun[edit]

rai m (plural rais)

  1. raft
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Interjection[edit]

rai

  1. that's of no importance
  2. tu rai!, don't worry!
  3. això rai!, no problem!
Usage notes[edit]
  • It is a particle that it is always put after another word (noun, pronoun, infinitive, etc) to make a complete proposition without verb in form of exclamation indicating that a thing does not matter, is the evidence out of the case treated or that it is presupposed.

Further reading[edit]

Fijian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai

  1. sight

Verb[edit]

rai

  1. to see

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old French rai, inherited from Latin radius. Doublet of radius, a borrowing. Unrelated to raie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray, beam (of light etc.)
    Synonym: rayon
  2. spoke (of wheel)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin radius.

Noun[edit]

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray, beam
  2. spoke
  3. radius

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly cognate with Duwai r̃ùwà (life).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

râi m (plural rāyukā̀, possessed form râin)

  1. life
  2. spirit, mind
  3. hope, salvation
  4. prosperity

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Occitan rai, from Latin radius. Doublet of raggio, razzo, and radio, the first two of which were inherited from Latin, while the last was borrowed from Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈraj/
  • Rhymes: -aj
  • Hyphenation: rài

Noun[edit]

rai m pl (plural only)

  1. (literary) rays
  2. (literary, figurative) looks
  3. (literary, figurative) eyes

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of らい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ライ

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daqih, compare Malay dahi and Kavalan zais.

Noun[edit]

rai (krama ngoko rai, krama inggil pasuryan)

  1. face
    Synonyms: dhapur, muka, rupa, wajah

References[edit]

  • The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta (2015), “rai”, in Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa) [Javanese Language Dictionary (Javanese Dictionary)] (in Javanese), Yogyakarta: Kanisius, →ISBN


Kavalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai

  1. mussel

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai

  1. rye

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai

  1. rye

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French rai, from Latin radius (spoke).

Noun[edit]

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Jersey, cycling, etc.) spoke

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rādius.

Noun[edit]

rai oblique singularm (oblique plural rais, nominative singular rais, nominative plural rai)

  1. beam; ray (of light)
    • late 12th century, anonymous author, “La Folie de Tristan de Berne”, in Le Roman de Tristan, Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, page 314, line 202:
      li rais sor sa face luisoit
      the ray was shining on his face

Descendants[edit]

  • Bourguignon: rai
  • English: ray
  • French: rai
  • Norman: rai

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic рай (raj), from Proto-Slavic *rajь, borrowed from Iranian, from Proto-Iranian *raHíš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *raHíš, from Proto-Indo-European *reh₁ís (wealth, goods).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raj/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

rai n (plural raiuri)

  1. eden
  2. paradise

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • retg (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan)
  • rètg (Surmiran)
  • raig (Puter)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

Noun[edit]

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Vallader) king

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English ride.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrai/ [ˈrai̯]
  • Rhymes: -ai
  • Syllabification: rai

Noun[edit]

rai m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, El Salvador, Mexico) ride, lift
    Synonyms: aventón, (Spain) vuelta en coche
    No te preocupés: mi amiga me va a dar rai.
    Don't worry: my friend's gonna give me a ride.

Further reading[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicرَأْي(raʔy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rai (n class, plural rai)

  1. opinion, view

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *dari, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daʀəq, compare Ilocano daga.

Noun[edit]

rai

  1. earth
  2. land

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian рай (raj).

Noun[edit]

rai

  1. paradise, heaven

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of rai (inflection type 9/čai)
nominative sing. rai
genitive sing. rajun
partitive sing. rajud
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative rai
accusative rajun
genitive rajun
partitive rajud
essive-instructive rajun
translative rajuks
inessive rajus
elative rajuspäi
illative rajuhu
adessive rajul
ablative rajulpäi
allative rajule
abessive rajuta
comitative rajunke
prolative rajudme
approximative I rajunno
approximative II rajunnoks
egressive rajunnopäi
terminative I rajuhusai
terminative II rajulesai
terminative III rajussai
additive I rajuhupäi
additive II rajulepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “рай”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

rai

  1. Soft mutation of rhai.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhai rai unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.