राष्ट्र

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

राष्ट्र (rāṣṭram (Urdu spelling راشٹر‎)

  1. nation (sovereign state)
    दूसरे विश्वयुद्ध के दौरान, स्पेन तटस्थ राष्ट्र था।
    dūsre viśvayuddh ke daurān, spen taṭasth rāṣṭra thā.
    During the Second World War, Spain was a neutral nation.
    Synonyms: देश (deś), राज्य (rājya)
  2. nation (community of people having a common identity)
    हिंदू राष्ट्रhindū rāṣṭrathe Hindu nation: a racial concept of the Indian far-right nationalists

Declension[edit]

Declension of राष्ट्र
Singular Plural
Direct राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra) राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra)
Oblique राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra) राष्ट्रों (rāṣṭrõ)
Vocative राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra) राष्ट्रो (rāṣṭro)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “राष्ट्र”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra), pronounced रास्ट्र (rāsṭra)

  1. nation, country

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From राज् (rāj)

Noun[edit]

राष्ट्र (rāṣṭram, n

  1. (fr. √ राज्; g. अर्धर्चादि; m. only MBh. xiii, 3050) a kingdom (Mn. vii, 157 one of the 5 प्रकृतिs of the state), realm, empire, dominion, district, country.

Noun[edit]

राष्ट्र (rāṣṭram

  1. a people, nation, subjects.
  2. any public calamity (as famine, plague, etc.), affliction.

Proper noun[edit]

राष्ट्र (rāṣṭram

  1. name of a king (son of काशि).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]