rais

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See also: raís, raïs, and Räis

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais (plural raises)

  1. Alternative form of reis

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rais in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. plural of rai

Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rais ?

  1. plural of rai

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَئِيس (raʾīs, leader, chief, head), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.is/, [ˈr̺äis̪], /raˈis/, [r̺äˈis̪]
  • Stress: ràis, raìs
  • Hyphenation: ra‧is

Noun[edit]

rais m (invariable)

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

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Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Pohnpeian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رَئِيس (raʾīs).

Noun[edit]

rais (ma class, plural marais)

  1. president (the head of state of a republic)

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rice.

Noun[edit]

rais

  1. rice