राजा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit राजा (rājā), nominative singular of राजन् (rājan). Doublet of राय (rāy), राणा (rāṇā), and राना (rānā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɾɑː.d͡ʒɑː/, [ɾäː.d͡ʒäː]

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājām (Urdu spellingراجا⁩)

  1. king, monarch, sovereign, ruler
    यथा राजा तथा प्रजा।yathā rājā tathā prajā.As is the king, so are his subjects.
  2. (chess or cards) king

Usage notes[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Hindi · शतरंज के मोहरे (śatrañj ke mohre) (layout · text)
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राजा (rājā)
बादशाह (bādśāh)
शाह (śāh)
रानी (rānī)
वज़ीर (vazīr)
मंत्री (mantrī)
बेगम (begam)
फ़रज़ी (farzī)
हाथी (hāthī)
कश्ती (kaśtī)
रुख़ (rux)
ऊँट (ū̃ṭ)
फ़ील (fīl)
पील (pīl)
घोड़ा (ghoṛā) प्यादा (pyādā)
पैदल (paidal)
सिपाही (sipāhī)

References[edit]

Marathi[edit]

Marathi Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit राजा (rājā), nominative singular of राजन् (rājan). Doublet of राया (rāyā) and राव (rāv).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājām

  1. king, monarch, sovereign, ruler
    जसा राजा, तशी प्रजा.
    jasā rājā, taśī prajā.
    Like the king, so are the subjects.
  2. (chess or cards) king

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Marathi · बुद्धिबळातील सोंगट्या (buddhibḷātīl soṅgaṭyā) (layout · text)
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राजा (rājā) वजीर (vajīr),
राणी (rāṇī), मंत्री (mantrī)
हत्ती (hattī) उंट (uṇṭa) घोडा (ghoḍā) प्यादे (pyāde)

Nepali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājā)

  1. king, monarch, sovereign, ruler
  2. (chess) king

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Nepali · बुद्धिचालको गोटीहरू (buddhicālko goṭīharū) (layout · text)
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राजा (rājā) मन्त्री (mantrī) हात्ती (hāttī) उँट (ũṭ) घोडा (ghoḍā) सिपाही (sipāhī)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājā)

  1. Devanagari script form of rājā, which is inflection of राजन्:
    1. nominative singular
    2. nominative/vocative plural (rājan, king)

Sanskrit[edit]

Alternative scripts[edit]

Noun[edit]

राजा (rājā)

  1. nominative singular of राजन् (rājan)