serai

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian سرای ‎(sarây, courtyard; dwelling; palace), with the sense as a seraglio via its use in Ottoman Turkish.

Noun[edit]

serai ‎(plural serais)

  1. (In Turkish or Muslim Asian contexts) A palace.
  2. A seraglio.
  3. A caravanserai, an inn.

References[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

serai

  1. first-person singular future indicative of être

Anagrams[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

serai

  1. (sumti tcita: x2-sumti modal of traji) superlative in

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

serai CLASS 7 (plural dirai)

  1. trap, snare