राय

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See also: रयि

Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

राय (rāym

  1. king
    Synonym: राजा (rājā)
  2. (historical) a royal title used by Hindu kings
Declension[edit]
Declension of राय
Singular Plural
Direct राय (rāy) राय (rāy)
Oblique राय (rāy) रायों (rāyõ)
Vocative राय (rāy) रायो (rāyo)

Proper noun[edit]

राय (rāym

  1. A surname, equivalent to the English Rai​.

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

राय (rāyf

  1. opinion, belief
    Synonym: मत (mat)
  2. advice
    Synonyms: सलाह (salāh), सम्मति (sammati)
  3. vote
    Synonyms: मत (mat), वोट (voṭ)
Declension[edit]
Declension of राय
Singular Plural
Direct राय (rāy) रायें (rāyẽ)
Oblique राय (rāy) रायों (rāyõ)
Vocative राय (rāy) रायो (rāyo)

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Old Gujarati[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

राय (rāyam

  1. king