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See also: raís, raïs, and Räis

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.is/, [ˈr̺äis̪], /raˈis/, [r̺äˈis̪]
  • Stress: ràis, raìs
  • Hyphenation: ra‧is

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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Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English rice.

NounEdit

rais

  1. rice

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese raiz and Spanish raíz and Kabuverdianu raíz.

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)

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English rice.

NounEdit

rais

  1. rice