राजा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit राजन् (rājan), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājām (Urdu spelling راجا)

  1. king, monarch, sovereign, ruler
    यथा राजा तथा प्रजा।
    yathā rājā tathā prajā.
    As is the king, so are his subjects.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In compound words, राजा (rājā) takes the form of the prefix राज- (rāj-) or the suffix -राज (-rāj).

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “राजा”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Pali[edit]

Noun[edit]

राजा m

  1. Devanagari script form of rājā

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājā)

  1. nominative singular of राजन् (rājan)