rais

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See also: raís, raïs, Räis, and Rais

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais (plural raises)

  1. Alternative form of reis (holder of military rank)

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Anagrams[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. plural of rai

Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

rais m

  1. plural of rai

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese raiz. Cognate with Kabuverdianu raìs.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. root

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabicرَئِيس(raʔīs, leader, chief, head), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raˈis/, (traditional) /ˈra.is/[1][2]
  • Rhymes: -is, (traditional) -ais
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ìs, (traditional) rà‧is

Noun[edit]

rais m (invariable)

  1. (historical) captain (of a ship) [c. 16th century]
  2. a leader or head of state in an Arab society; reis
  3. (by extension, colloquial) a person in charge (chiefly male); boss, leader, supervisor
    Synonyms: capo, padrone

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ rais in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ rais in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

Anagrams[edit]

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

rais

  1. Alternative form of reysen (to raise)

Mokilese[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese raiz and Spanish raíz and Kabuverdianu raìs.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. root

Pohnpeian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Swahili[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicرَئِيس(raʔīs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais (ma class, plural marais)

  1. president (the head of state of a republic)
    • 2019 July 14, “Barua mpya iliyovuja yadai Trump amevunja mkataba wa nyukilia 'ili kumkera Obama'”, in BBC News Swahili[1]:
      Gazeti la Mail on Sunday linaripoti kuwa Sir Kim alimwandikia Bw Johnson akimuelezea kuwa rais Trump kutoka chama cha Republican anavunja mkataba huo kwa sababu za "utashi binafsi" - kwa sababu makubaliano hayo yalifikiwa na mtangulizi wake kutoka chama cha Democrat, Barack Obama.
      Mail on Sunday reports that Sir Kim wrote to Mr Johnson explaining that President Trump from the Republican Party was breaking the agreement for "personality reasons" - because the agreement was reached by his predecessor from the Democratic Party, Barack Obama.

Derived terms[edit]

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Uzbek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicرَئِيس(raʔīs).

Noun[edit]

rais (plural raislar)

  1. chairman