راج

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See also: راحand زاح

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ر و ج(r-w-j).

Verb[edit]

رَاجَ (rāja) I, non-past يَرُوجُ‎‎ (yarūju)

  1. to have currency, to circulate, to sell well, to be in demand, to burgeon, to be buoyant

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Chess pieces in Malay · buah catur
بواه چاتور(layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
raja, syah
راج, شاه
menteri
منتري
tir, benteng
تير‎, بينتيڠ
gajah,
ݢاجه
kuda,
کودا
bidak, piadak, pion
بيدق‎, ڤيادق‎, ڤيون

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Ancient Greek ῥάξ (rháx).

Noun[edit]

راج (râj)

  1. holly

Urdu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

راج (rājm (Hindi spelling राज)

  1. royalty, kingship
  2. reign, rule
    ہندستان میں برطانوی راج‎ ― Hindustān mẽ Bartānvī rājBritish rule in Hindustan/India
  3. kingdom, empire, state
  4. monarchy, sovereignty
  5. government, administration
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

راج (rājm (Hindi spelling राज)

  1. mason
  2. builder

Prefix[edit]

راجـ (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.
Derived terms[edit]
Category Urdu terms prefixed with راجـ not found

Suffix[edit]

ـراج (-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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