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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ر ء س(r-ʾ-s) of رَأَسَ(raʾasa, to be at the head).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

رَئِيس (raʾīsm (plural رُؤَسَاء(ruʾasāʾ))

  1. boss, chief, leader
  2. director
  3. headmaster, principal
  4. chairman
  5. governor
  6. president
  7. manager, superintendent
  8. (music) conductor
  9. (military) captain

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AdjectiveEdit

رَئِيس (raʾīs) (feminine رَئِيسَة(raʾīsa), masculine plural رُؤَسَاء(ruʾasāʾ))

  1. main, chief, leading

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