See also: raís, raïs, Räis, and Rais

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

rais (plural raises)

  1. Alternative form of reis

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rais in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

rais

  1. plural of rai

ChuukeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English rice.

NounEdit

rais

  1. rice

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

rais m

  1. plural of rai

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese raiz. Cognate with Kabuverdianu raìs.

NounEdit

rais

  1. root

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَئِيس(raʾīs, leader, chief, head), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.is/, [ˈr̺äis̪], /raˈis/, [r̺äˈis̪]
  • Hyphenation: rà‧is, ra‧ìs

NounEdit

rais m (invariable)

 
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  1. (historical) captain (of a ship) [c. 16th century]
  2. A leader or head of state in an Arab society; reis
  3. (by extension, popular) A person in charge (chiefly male); boss, leader, supervisor

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Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

rais

  1. Alternative form of reysen (to raise)

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English rice.

NounEdit

rais

  1. rice

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese raiz and Spanish raíz and Kabuverdianu raìs.

NounEdit

rais

  1. root

PohnpeianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English rice.

NounEdit

rais

  1. rice

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic رَئِيس(raʾīs).

NounEdit

rais (ma class, plural marais)

  1. president (the head of state of a republic)
    • 2019 July 14, “Barua mpya iliyovuja yadai Trump amevunja mkataba wa nyukilia 'ili kumkera Obama'”, in BBC News Swahili[1]:
      Gazeti la Mail on Sunday linaripoti kuwa Sir Kim alimwandikia Bw Johnson akimuelezea kuwa rais Trump kutoka chama cha Republican anavunja mkataba huo kwa sababu za "utashi binafsi" - kwa sababu makubaliano hayo yalifikiwa na mtangulizi wake kutoka chama cha Democrat, Barack Obama.
      Mail on Sunday reports that Sir Kim wrote to Mr Johnson explaining that President Trump from the Republican Party was breaking the agreement for "personality reasons" - because the agreement was reached by his predecessor from the Democratic Party, Barack Obama.

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English rice.

NounEdit

rais

  1. rice