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From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hrā́ȷ́niH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrā́ȷ́niH, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵnih₂. Compare राजन् (rā́jan, king).


राज्ञी (rā́jñīf

  1. queen, princess, the wife of a king (VS. etc.)
  2. name of the western quarter or that which contains the Soul of the Universe (ChUp. ?? III, 15 ,2)
  3. name of the wife of the Sun (Pur.)
  4. deep-coloured or yellowish-red brass (consisting of three parts of copper to one of zinc or tin) (L.)
  5. = राज्य (rājya)


Feminine ī-stem declension of राज्ञी
Nom. sg. राज्ञी (rājñī)
Gen. sg. राज्ञ्याः (rājñyāḥ)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative राज्ञी (rājñī) राज्ञ्यौ (rājñyau) राज्ञ्यः (rājñyaḥ)
Vocative राज्ञि (rājñi) राज्ञ्यौ (rājñyau) राज्ञ्यः (rājñyaḥ)
Accusative राज्ञीम् (rājñīm) राज्ञ्यौ (rājñyau) राज्ञीः (rājñīḥ)
Instrumental राज्ञ्या (rājñyā) राज्ञीभ्याम् (rājñībhyām) राज्ञीभिः (rājñībhiḥ)
Dative राज्ञ्यै (rājñyai) राज्ञीभ्याम् (rājñībhyām) राज्ञीभ्यः (rājñībhyaḥ)
Ablative राज्ञ्याः (rājñyāḥ) राज्ञीभ्याम् (rājñībhyām) राज्ञीभ्यः (rājñībhyaḥ)
Genitive राज्ञ्याः (rājñyāḥ) राज्ञ्योः (rājñyoḥ) राज्ञीनाम् (rājñīnām)
Locative राज्ञ्याम् (rājñyām) राज्ञ्योः (rājñyoḥ) राज्ञीषु (rājñīṣu)



  • 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 0875