rai

[ rahy ]
/ raɪ /
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noun

a style of Algerian popular music played on electric guitar, synthesizer, and percussion instruments.

Nearby words

  1. rahman,
  2. rahman, tunku abdul,
  3. rahui,
  4. rahv,
  5. rahway,
  6. raia,
  7. raiatea,
  8. raid,
  9. raider,
  10. rail

Origin of rai

First recorded in 1985–90; of undetermined orig.

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British Dictionary definitions for rai

rai

/ (raɪ) /

noun

a type of Algerian popular music based on traditional Algerian music influenced by modern Western pop

Word Origin for rai

C20: Arabic, literally: opinion

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