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Rai

Rai

See also: rai, RAI, raí, răi, raï, räi, rải, and ra'i

English

Noun

Rai (plural Rai)

  1. A surname found among people from coastal Karnataka and northern India. Rai is also an ancient indigenous ethnolinguistic group of Nepal.

rai

rai

See also: RAI, raï, räi, răi, and Rai

English

Noun

rai (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of raï

Anagrams


Catalan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraj/

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. raft

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.

Fijian

Noun

rai

  1. sight

Verb

rai

  1. see

French

Etymology

From Old French rai, inherited from Latin radius. Doublet of radius.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɛ/

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

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

Synonyms

Related terms

Anagrams


Friulian

Etymology

From Latin radius.

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. ray, beam
  2. spoke
  3. radius

Hausa

Noun

râi m (genitive ran, plural rayuka)

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

Noun

r̃ā'ī̀ m

  1. willingness, interest

Italian

Noun

rai m pl

  1. (poetic) ray
  2. look, eye

Anagrams


Japanese

Romanization

rai

  1. rōmaji reading of らい
  2. rōmaji reading of ライ

Lojban

Cmavo

rai

  1. (sumti tcita: x1-sumti modal of traji) with superlative

Rafsi

rai

  1. rafsi of traji.

Usage notes

  • This rafsi can be used as a suffix of another rafsi in order to form a lujvo which denotes the superlative form (of the other rafsi's gismu).

Derived terms

  • sampyrai (simplest)
  • xagrai (best)

Malay

Noun

rai

  1. rye

Maori

Noun

rai

  1. rye

Norman

Etymology

From Latin radius (spoke).

Noun

rai m (plural rais)

  1. (Jersey, cycling, etc.) spoke

Old French

Etymology

Latin rādius.

Noun

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

  1. beam; ray (of light)
    • late 12th century, anonymous, La Folie de Tristan de Berne, page 314 (of the Champion Classiques edition of Le Roman de Tristan, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), line 202:
      li rais sor sa face luisoit
      the ray was shining on his face

Romanian

Etymology

From a Slavic language, compare Polish raj.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raj/

Noun

rai n (plural raiuri)

  1. eden
  2. paradise

Declension

See also


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

From English ride.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rai/, [raj]

Noun

rai m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, El Salvador) ride
    dar rai
    No te preocupés: mi amiga me va a dar rai. - Don't worry: my friend's gonna give me a ride.

Synonyms


Veps

Etymology

Borrowing from Russian рай (raj).

Noun

rai

  1. paradise, heaven

Inflection

Inflection of rai
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 ?
adessive rajul
ablative rajulpäi
allative rajule
abessive rajuta
comitative rajunke
prolative rajudme
approximative I rajunno
approximative II rajunnoks
egressive rajunnopäi
terminative I ?
terminative II rajulesai
terminative III rajussai
additive I ?
additive II rajulepäi

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

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.