राष्ट्र

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

राष्ट्र (rāṣṭram (Urdu spelling راشٹر)

  1. nation (sovereign state)
    दूसरा विश्वयुद्ध के दौरान, स्पेन तटस्थ राष्ट्र था।
    dūsrā 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]

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 (rāṣṭran, m

  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.
  3. name of a king (son of काशि).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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 0879