raki

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See also: rakı and räki

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish rakı,[1] from Arabic عَرَقِيّ ‎(ʿaraqiyy, of liquor), from عَرَق ‎(ʿaraq, arrack, arak), literally, “condensate,” which refers to an ouzo-like liqueur made of raisins.

Noun[edit]

raki ‎(countable and uncountable, plural rakis)

  1. A Turkish liqueur flavored with anise.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "raki." The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2004.

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish, from Arabic عَرَقِيّ ‎(ʿaraqiyy, of liquor), from عَرَق ‎(ʿaraq, arrack, arak, literally condensate), which refers to an ouzo-like liqueur made of raisins.

Noun[edit]

raki ?

  1. a national drink of Albania, raki is an anise-flavored liqueur not similar to ouzo, but made with fermented grapes or plums. It has an alcohol content similar to vodka.

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raki

  1. raki

Declension[edit]

Inflection of raki (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative raki rakit
genitive rakin rakien
partitive rakia rakeja
illative rakiin rakeihin
singular plural
nominative raki rakit
accusative nom.? raki rakit
gen. rakin
genitive rakin rakien
partitive rakia rakeja
inessive rakissa rakeissa
elative rakista rakeista
illative rakiin rakeihin
adessive rakilla rakeilla
ablative rakilta rakeilta
allative rakille rakeille
essive rakina rakeina
translative rakiksi rakeiksi
instructive rakein
abessive rakitta rakeitta
comitative rakeineen

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

rākī̀ m

  1. fear, cowardice
  2. argumentativeness

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

raki m ‎(genitive singular raka, no plural)

  1. moisture, dampness, humidity

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish (compare modern Turkish rakı), from Arabic عَرَقِيّ ‎(ʿaraqiyy, of liquor), from عَرَق ‎(ʿaraq).

Noun[edit]

raki m ‎(Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling ראקי)

  1. arak

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

raki

  1. 2nd person singular past indicative form of rakt

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

raki

  1. nominative plural of rak
  2. accusative plural of rak

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raki

  1. nominative plural of rak
  2. accusative plural of rak
  3. vocative plural of rak