Rai or RAI may refer to:

Title of royalty and nobility

* Rai (title), meaning "king", equivalent to Rao or Roy, a princely title used by many Hindu rulers in India * Rai Bahadur, a noble title given during British Raj in India * Rai Sahib, a noble title given during British Raj in India


* Rai (surname) * Rai dynasty (–644 CE), a Buddhist dynasty based in Sindh in modern Pakistan * Rai people, in Nepal and India * Rai Sikh, adherents of Sikh faith ; Given name * Raí (born 1965), Brazilian footballer * Lady Rai (–1530 BC), ancient Egyptian woman, nursemaid to Queen Ahmose-Nefertari * Rai Benjamin (born 1997), American hurdler * Rai Purdy (1910–1990), Canadian television director and producer * Rai Simons (born 1996), Bermudian footballer * Rai Thistlethwayte (born 1980), Australian musician * Rai Vloet (born 1995), Dutch footballer


* Rai, Orne, France * Rai, Sonipat, Haryana, India * Rai, South Khorasan, Iran

Entertainment and media

* RAI, the national public broadcasting company of Italy * Raï, folk music originating in Oran, Algeria and popular in France * Rai (comics), fictional character in Valiant Comics * ''Raï'' (1995 film), a 1995 French film directed by Thomas Gilou * ''Rai'' (2016 film), Indian film about Muthappa Rai * ''Al Rai'' (Kuwaiti newspaper), a daily newspaper * ''Al Ra'i'' (Jordanian newspaper), a daily newspaper * Alrai TV, a Kuwaiti television channel

Science, healthcare, and technology

* Radioactive iodine uptake test, a diagnostic scan * ''Rai'' (unit), a traditional Thai unit of area * Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, annual conference of The International Association for Assyriology * Root analogue dental implant * Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland


* Amsterdam RAI station, a railway station in the Netherlands * Islamic Republic of Iran Railways * Praia International Airport in Cape Verde * Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire, now Air Tahiti

Other uses

* Rai (East Syrian Ecclesiastical Province), a metropolitan province of the Church of the East * Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, an exhibition and convention Centre in Amsterdam * Rai languages, a group of Sino-Tibetan languages * Rai stones, a currency used in Yap, Caroline Islands * Rai University, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India * Retailers Association of India, an Indian trade association * Reynolds American Inc., an American tobacco company * Rai ( th|ร่าย|link=no), a Thai poetic form used in laws and chronicles

See also

* Rai Cultura (disambiguation) *Rei (disambiguation) *Ray (disambiguation) *Rey (disambiguation) {{disambiguation|geo|given name