- Algerian French raï, perhaps from dialectal Arabic (ha er-)ray, (here is the) view (frequently heard in the songs), from Arabic ra'y, view, from ra'ā, to observe; see rאy in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Márai is a fascinating writer readers of English will want more of.”
“Márai is in the almost unique position of having attained posthumous best-sellerdom (in country after country) because he distills plot and description to a magic essence of atmosphere, empathy and narrative tension that no European writer has achieved since Joseph Roth.”
“Taken literally, rai translates to "opinion," and Khaled has taken this idea to heart in his music, speaking out to his countrymen with a voice that transcends borders.”
“ROBERT SIEGEL, host: Khaled is Algeria's best-known singer and a pioneer of the music known as rai, which means opinion in Arabic.”
“I have tried reading a few signets with the substitution of a value 'rai', 'lai', 'ra' or 'la', and they seem to sound reasonably well for a Linear A word.”
“Had to agree with him that that is as close to "rai" as one can get here.”
“A family of four people or more typically owns a plot no bigger than five rai which is barely enough to grow rice for the family to consume in a year.”
“Din fericire, niciunul dintre mogulii romani "rai" nu m-a abordat, deci ma preocupa doar lucrurile care imi ridica probleme.”
“Two other companies set to rai se more than US$1 billion in Hong Kong before the year is out are wood-based cellulose maker Sateri International, which is controlled by Indonesian businessman Sukanto Tanoto, and Huaneng New Energy Industrial Co., the wind-power unit of China's biggest power producer by capacity, China Huaneng Group, people familiar with those deals said earlier.”
“Ema barak (balun husi rai leur) hare ba caso 2006 ho 2008 (11 de fevereiro) dehan katak “ESTADO FALHADO” maibe sira nia teoria ida ne sala boot.”
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