प्रजा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit प्रजा (prajā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

प्रजा (prajāf pl (Urdu spelling پرجا)

  1. subjects
    प्रजा की मत है कि अपने राजा ने देश को लूट लिया है।
    prajā kī mat hai ki apne rājā ne deś ko lūṭ liyā hai.
    The subjects believe that their own king has ransacked the nation.
  2. people (as a single entity)
    Synonyms: जनता (jantā)

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From प्र- (pra-) + (ja, birth, offspring, race), lit. 'bringing births forth'

Noun[edit]

प्रजा (prajāf

  1. subject of a king, rule
  2. procreation
  3. offspring
  4. race
  5. posterity
  6. man, mankind

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem declension of प्रजा
Nom. sg. प्रजा (prajā)
Gen. sg. प्रजायाः (prajāyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative प्रजा (prajā) प्रजे (praje) प्रजाः (prajāḥ)
Vocative प्रजे (praje) प्रजे (praje) प्रजाः (prajāḥ)
Accusative प्रजाम् (prajām) प्रजे (praje) प्रजाः (prajāḥ)
Instrumental प्रजया (prajayā) प्रजाभ्याम् (prajābhyām) प्रजाभिः (prajābhiḥ)
Dative प्रजायै (prajāyai) प्रजाभ्याम् (prajābhyām) प्रजाभ्यः (prajābhyaḥ)
Ablative प्रजायाः (prajāyāḥ) प्रजाभ्याम् (prajābhyām) प्रजाभ्यः (prajābhyaḥ)
Genitive प्रजायाः (prajāyāḥ) प्रजयोः (prajayoḥ) प्रजानाम् (prajānām)
Locative प्रजायाम् (prajāyām) प्रजयोः (prajayoḥ) प्रजासु (prajāsu)

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 658