Rai definitions

A form of popular Algerian music combining traditional Arabic vocal styles with various elements of popular Western music and featuring outspoken, often controversial lyrics.
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A member of an ancient indigenous ethnolinguistic group of Nepal.
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Origin of rai

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 rℵy in Semitic roots