राय

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See also: रयि

Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɾɑːj/, [ɾäːj]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀭𑀸𑀬 (rāya), from Sanskrit राजन् (rājan). Doublet of राजा (rājā).

Noun[edit]

राय (rāym (Urdu spelling رای‎)

  1. king
    Synonym: राजा (rājā)
  2. (historical) a royal title used by Hindu kings
Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

राय (rāym or f (Urdu spelling رای‎)

  1. A surname, equivalent to the English Rai​.
Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Persian رأی(ra'y), from Arabic رَأْي(raʾy).

Noun[edit]

राय (rāyf (Urdu spelling رایor رائی‎)

  1. opinion, belief
    Synonym: मत (mat)
  2. advice
    Synonyms: सलाह (salāh), सम्मति (sammati)
  3. vote
    Synonyms: मत (mat), वोट (voṭ)
Declension[edit]

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Old Gujarati[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀭𑀸𑀬 (rāya), from Sanskrit राजन् (rājan), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hrā́ȷ́ā (king), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrā́ȷ́an, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rēǵ-en-

Noun[edit]

राय (rāyam

  1. king