رئيس

See also: رئیسand رییس

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ra.ʔiːs/
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NounEdit

رَئِيس (raʾīsm (plural رُؤَسَاء(ruʾasāʾ), feminine رَئِيسَة(raʾīsa))

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

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. main, chief, leading

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: rəis
  • Catalan: rais
  • Persian: رئیس(ra'is), رییس(ra'is)
  • Ottoman Turkish: رئیس(reʾis), رییس(reʾis)
  • Spanish: arráez

ReferencesEdit

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