: رئیس ) (originally an Arabic word borrowed by Urdu) is a title used for Sardar (chieftains, originally a Farsi word "Sar Dar" meaning a figure of authority) of tribes in Balochistan
and some parts of Punjab
. It is an Urdu word for a Rana (Hindi
), or Lord (English
). Also it is the word translated as "president" in Morocaine.