English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Yapese [Term?]

Noun edit

rai (countable and uncountable, plural rai)

  1. stone money
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

rai (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of raï (musical style)

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

rai (countable and uncountable, plural rai)

  1. A unit of area used in Thailand that is equal, in modern times, to 1,600 square metres (16 ares, 0.16 hectares, 0.3954 acres).

Anagrams edit

Atong (India) edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rai (Bengali script রায় or রাই)

  1. reed

References edit

Bourguignon edit

Etymology edit

From Old French rai, from Latin radius.

Noun edit

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Originally a Western Catalan dialectal form of raig.

Noun edit

rai m (plural rais)

  1. raft
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Unknown.

Interjection edit

rai

  1. that's of no importance
  2. tu rai!, don't worry!
  3. això rai!, no problem!
Usage notes edit
  • It is a particle that it is always put after another word (noun, pronoun, infinitive, etc) to make a complete proposition without verb in form of exclamation indicating that a thing does not matter, is the evidence out of the case treated or that it is presupposed.

Further reading edit

Fijian edit

Noun edit

rai

  1. sight

Verb edit

rai

  1. to see

French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French rai, inherited from Latin radius. Doublet of radius, a borrowing. Unrelated to raie.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray, beam (of light etc.)
    Synonym: rayon
  2. spoke (of wheel)

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Friulian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin radius.

Noun edit

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray, beam
  2. spoke
  3. radius

Hausa edit

Etymology edit

Possibly cognate with Duwai r̃ùwà (life).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

râi m (plural rāyukā̀, possessed form râin)

  1. life
  2. spirit, mind
  3. hope, salvation
  4. prosperity

Italian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old Occitan rai, from Latin radius. Doublet of raggio, razzo, and radio, the first two of which were inherited from Latin, while the last was borrowed from Latin.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈraj/
  • Rhymes: -aj
  • Hyphenation: rài

Noun edit

rai m pl (plural only)

  1. (literary) rays
  2. (literary, figurative) looks
  3. (literary, figurative) eyes

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

rai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of らい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ライ

Javanese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daqih, compare Malay dahi and Kavalan zais.

Noun edit

rai (krama ngoko rai, krama inggil pasuryan)

  1. face
    Synonyms: dhapur, muka, rupa, wajah

References edit

  • The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta (2015), “rai”, in Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa) [Javanese Language Dictionary (Javanese Dictionary)] (in Javanese), Yogyakarta: Kanisius, →ISBN


Kavalan edit

Noun edit

rai

  1. mussel

Malay edit

Noun edit

rai

  1. rye

Maori edit

Noun edit

rai

  1. rye

Norman edit

Etymology edit

From Old French rai, from Latin radius (spoke).

Noun edit

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Jersey, cycling, etc.) spoke

Old French edit

Etymology edit

From Latin rādius.

Noun edit

rai oblique singularm (oblique plural rais, nominative singular rais, nominative plural rai)

  1. beam; ray (of light)
    • late 12th century, anonymous author, “La Folie de Tristan de Berne”, in Le Roman de Tristan, Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, page 314, line 202:
      li rais sor sa face luisoit
      the ray was shining on his face

Descendants edit

  • Bourguignon: rai
  • English: ray
  • French: rai
  • Norman: rai

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic рай (raj), from Proto-Slavic *rajь, borrowed from Iranian, from Proto-Iranian *raHíš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *raHíš, from Proto-Indo-European *reh₁ís (wealth, goods).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /raj/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun edit

rai n (plural raiuri)

  1. eden
  2. paradise

Declension edit

See also edit

Romansch edit

Alternative forms edit

  • retg (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan)
  • rètg (Surmiran)
  • raig (Puter)

Etymology edit

From Latin rēx, rēgem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

Noun edit

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Vallader) king

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English ride.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrai/ [ˈrai̯]
  • Rhymes: -ai
  • Syllabification: rai

Noun edit

rai m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, El Salvador, Mexico) ride, lift
    Synonyms: aventón, (Spain) vuelta en coche
    No te preocupés: mi amiga me va a dar rai.
    Don't worry: my friend's gonna give me a ride.

Further reading edit

Swahili edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabicرَأْي(raʔy).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rai (n class, plural rai)

  1. opinion, view

Tetum edit

Etymology edit

From *dari, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daʀəq, compare Ilocano daga.

Noun edit

rai

  1. earth
  2. land

Veps edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian рай (raj).

Noun edit

rai

  1. paradise, heaven

Inflection edit

Inflection of rai (inflection type 9/čai)
nominative sing. rai
genitive sing. rajun
partitive sing. rajud
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative rai
accusative rajun
genitive rajun
partitive rajud
essive-instructive rajun
translative rajuks
inessive rajus
elative rajuspäi
illative rajuhu
adessive rajul
ablative rajulpäi
allative rajule
abessive rajuta
comitative rajunke
prolative rajudme
approximative I rajunno
approximative II rajunnoks
egressive rajunnopäi
terminative I rajuhusai
terminative II rajulesai
terminative III rajussai
additive I rajuhupäi
additive II rajulepäi

References edit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “рай”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

rai

  1. Soft mutation of rhai.

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhai rai unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.