راج

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit राजन् (rājan), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ-.

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Noun[edit]

راج (Rumi spelling raja, plural راج٢)

  1. king (a male of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation)
  2. (chess) king (a playing piece in chess)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit राज्य (rājya, royalty, kingdom, realm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

راج (rājmHindi spelling राज

  1. royalty
  2. kingdom
  3. empire
  4. state
  5. monarchy
  6. government
  7. administration
  8. reign
  9. rule
  10. sovereignty

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit राजन् (rājan, king, sovereign, prince).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

راج (rājmHindi spelling राज

  1. mason
  2. builder

Prefix[edit]

راج (rāj-), Hindi spelling: राज-

  1. A prefix which forms a large number of compound words and carries an adjectival meaning of the king or of the state (e.g., راج‌کر (rāj-kar) royal tribute, tax, راج‌دوت (rāj-dūt) royal emissary, ambassador, راج‌بھاشا (rāj-bhāṣā) national language, راج‌نیتی (rāj-nīti) politics), etc.

Suffix[edit]

راج (-rāj), Hindi spelling: -राज

  1. A suffix which forms compound words and carries the meaning king or chief (e.g., مہاراج (mahā-rāj) great king, maharaja).

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