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3 letters words from 'rai'

AIR 3RAI 3
RIA 3 

2 letters words from 'rai'

AI 2AR 2

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Definitions and meaning of rai

rai

Etymology 1

Yapese [Term?]

Noun

rai (countable and uncountable, plural rai)

  1. stone money

Etymology 2

Noun

rai (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of raï (musical style)

Etymology 3

Noun

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

  • 'air, ARI, Ari, IAR, IRA, Ira, RIA, air, ria

Atong (India)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raj/

Noun

rai (Bengali script রায় or রাই)

  1. reed

References

  • van Breugel, Seino. 2015. Atong-English dictionary, second edition. Available online: https://www.academia.edu/487044/Atong_English_Dictionary.

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Old French rai, from Latin radius.

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈraj/

Etymology 1

Originally a Western Catalan dialectal form of raig.

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. raft
Derived terms
  • raier

Etymology 2

Unknown.

Interjection

rai

  1. that's of no importance
  2. tu rai!, don't worry!
  3. això rai!, no problem!

Usage notes

  • 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

  • “rai” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Fijian

Noun

rai

  1. sight

Verb

rai

  1. to see

French

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɛ/
  • Homophones: raie, rets

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

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

Derived terms

  • rayon

Related terms

  • radiation
  • radieux
  • irradier

Further reading

  • “rai” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • air, ira

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin radius.

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray, beam
  2. spoke
  3. radius

Hausa

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɽâi/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ɽâi]

Noun

râi m (plural rāyukā̀, possessed form râin)

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

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Old Occitan rai. Doublet of raggio.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

rai m pl (plural only)

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

References

  • rai in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  • Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “rai”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati

Anagrams

  • -ari, -irà, Ari, ari, ira, ria, rià

Japanese

Romanization

rai

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

Javanese

Alternative forms

  • Carakan: ꦫꦲꦶ

Etymology

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

Noun

rai (krama-ngoko rai, krama inggil pasuryan)

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

References

  • "rai" in Tim Balai Bahasa Yogyakarta, Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa). Kanisius, Yogyakarta

Kavalan

Noun

rai

  1. mussel

Malay

Noun

rai

  1. rye

Maori

Noun

rai

  1. rye

Norman

Etymology

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

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Jersey, cycling, etc.) spoke

Old French

Etymology

From Latin rādius.

Noun

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

  1. beam; ray (of light)

Descendants

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

Romanian

Etymology

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

  • IPA(key): /raj/

Noun

rai n (plural raiuri)

  1. eden
  2. paradise

Declension

See also

  • paradis, cer

Romansch

Alternative forms

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

Etymology

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

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Vallader) king

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from English ride.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrai/, [ˈrai̯]

Noun

rai m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, El Salvador) ride
    Synonyms: aventón, (Spain) vuelta en coche

Swahili

Etymology

From Arabic رَأْي(raʾy).

Pronunciation

Noun

rai (n class, plural rai)

  1. opinion, view

Tetum

Etymology

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

Noun

rai

  1. earth
  2. land

Veps

Etymology

Borrowed from Russian рай (raj).

Noun

rai

  1. paradise, heaven

Inflection

References

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

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rai̯/

Determiner

rai

  1. Soft mutation of rhai.

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a modern North African form of popular music.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)