See also: رأس

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَأْس(raʾs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

راس (rāsf (plural رُوس(rūs) or رُؤُوس(ruʾūs))

  1. head (part of the body)
    مايعرفش راسه من رجليه.‎‎
    ma-yiʿráf-š rā́s-u min rigl-ḗ.
    He doesn't know his head from his feet.
  2. chief, top (of a hierarchy)
    هو اكبر راس فى الحتة دى.‎‎
    húwwa ʾákbar rās fi-l-ḥítta di.
    He's the biggest chief in this area.
  3. top part, summit
  4. cape
    راس البر، راس الشيطان
    rās il-barr, rās iš-šiṭā́n
    Ras El-Bar, Ras El-Sheitan (a popular beach resort near Nuweiba).

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MalayEdit

NounEdit

راس (plural راس-راس or راس۲‎, informal 1st possessive راسکو‎, impolite 2nd possessive راسمو‎, 3rd possessive راسڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of rasa

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَأْس(raʾs).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /raːs/
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NounEdit

راس (rāsm (plural ريوس(ryūs) or ريوسة(ryūsa), diminutive رويس(rwiyyis))

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. beginning

PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

راس (râs)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of راست

South Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَأْس(raʾs).

NounEdit

راس (rāsm (plural روس(rūs))

  1. head