राजन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *rēǵ-en- from *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king), from *h₃reǵ- (straighten). Latin rēx is a cognate.

Noun[edit]

राजन् (rājanm

  1. a king, sovereign, prince, chief (often applied to gods e.g. to वरुण (varuṇa) and the other ādityas, to इन्द्र (indra), यम (yama) etc., but especially to सोम (soma) [also the plant and juice] and the Moon).
  2. a man of the royal tribe or the military caste, a क्षत्रिय (kṣatriya)

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References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 874