rajah

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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 *Hrā́ĵā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵ-ō, from *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

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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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Indonesian[edit]

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From Malay rajah.

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

  1. tattoo

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Malay[edit]

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

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

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rajah m (plural rajahs)

  1. Archaic spelling of rajá.