See also: árak and arák

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَرَق(ʿaraq). Doublet of ara.

NounEdit

arak (usually uncountable, plural araks)

  1. A clear, unsweetened aniseed-flavoured alcoholic drink, produced and consumed primarily in the Middle East
  2. The toothbrush tree, Salvadora persica.
    • 1958-1994, Hamilton Gibb & CF Beckingham, in The Travels of Ibn Battutah, Folio Society 2012, p. 51:
      They use perfume freely, paint their eyes with kohl, and are constantly polishing their teeth with twigs of green arak-wood.

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Bikol CentralEdit

NounEdit

arak

  1. wine, liquor, alcoholic beverage

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ceb‧a‧rak

NounEdit

arak

  1. the Philippine trogon (Harpactes ardens)

IlocanoEdit

NounEdit

arak

  1. wine; liquor; alcoholic beverage

IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Malay arak, from Arabic عَرَق(ʿaraq)

NounEdit

arak (plural, first-person possessive arakku, second-person possessive arakmu, third-person possessive araknya)

  1. rice wine

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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

arak

  1. to (casually) walk or move past

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic عَرَق(ʿaraq).

NounEdit

arak (Jawi spelling ارق‎, informal 1st possessive arakku, impolite 2nd possessive arakmu, 3rd possessive araknya)

  1. beer

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: arak

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

arak m (plural araks)

  1. Alternative form of áraque

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

arak m (Cyrillic spelling арак)

  1. double sheet



TaivoanEdit

NounEdit

arak

  1. son