rajah

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi राजा (rājā) and Urdu راجا(rājā), from Sanskrit राजन् (rājan, king, prince), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hrā́ȷ́ā (king), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrā́ȷ́ā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵ-ō, from *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king). Doublet of Rex, rex, and roy.

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rajah (plural rajahs)

  1. a Hindu prince or ruler in India.
  2. Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Charaxes.

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  • rani (wife of a rajah)

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi राजा (rājā), from Sanskrit राजन् (rājan, king, prince), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hrā́ȷ́ā (king), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrā́ȷ́ā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵ-ō, from *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king). Doublet of rey and its derived surnames.

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Notes: Also sometimes pronounced as /ˈrahɐ/, inspired by Spanish orthography.

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rajah

  1. (historical) The ruler of the Indianized rajahnate polities of the Philippines. A notable example is the Rajahnate of Cebu.

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay rajah.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrad͡ʒah]
  • Hyphenation: ra‧jah

Noun[edit]

rajah (plural rajah-rajah, first-person possessive rajahku, second-person possessive rajahmu, third-person possessive rajahnya)

  1. amulet, talisman
    Synonyms: azimat, amulet, jimat
  2. palmar crease
    Synonyms: guratan tangan, retak tangan
  3. tattoo
    Synonym: tato
  4. figure
    Synonyms: bagan, gambar

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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rajah (Jawi spelling راجه‎, plural rajah-rajah, informal 1st possessive rajahku, 2nd possessive rajahmu, 3rd possessive rajahnya)

  1. diagram; figure
  2. writings or sketchings used as a talisman

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

rajah m (plural rajahs)

  1. Archaic spelling of rajá.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French rajah.

Noun[edit]

rajah m (plural rajahi)

  1. rajah

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Tagalog[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English rajah.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ra‧jah
  • IPA(key): /ˈra.ha/, /dʒ/ sound became /h/ due to Spanish corruption.

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rajah

  1. (historical) rajah
    Synonyms: raha, ladya