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EtymologyEdit

From the root ر ء س(r-ʾ-s), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head). Cognate with Hebrew רֹאשׁ(rósh) and Aramaic רֵישָׁא(rēšā).

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /ra.ʔa.sa/
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VerbEdit

رَأَسَ (raʾasa) I, non-past يَرْأَسُ‎‎ (yarʾasu)

  1. to be at the head, to be chairman, to chair, to be in charge, to preside
  2. to head, to lead, to direct, to manage, to run
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Pronunciation 2Edit

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NounEdit

رَأْس (raʾsm (plural رُؤُوس(ruʾūs) or أَرْؤُس(ʾarʾus))

  1. head
  2. head (enumerator for cattle)
  3. leader, chief, chieftain
  4. tip, top, summit, peak, upper part
  5. vertex, apex
  6. extremity, end
  7. promontory, headland, cape
  8. main part
  9. beginning
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