See also: راس

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ر ء س(r-ʾ-s), from Proto-Semitic *raʔš-.

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /raʔs/
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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
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Egyptian Arabic: راس(rās)
  • Gulf Arabic: راس(rās)
  • Maltese: ras
  • Moroccan Arabic: راس(rās)

Pronunciation 2Edit

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
ConjugationEdit

Pronunciation 3Edit

VerbEdit

رَأَّسَ (raʾʾasa) II, non-past يُرَئِّسُ‎‎ (yuraʾʾisu)

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ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “رءس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN