राजा

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit राजा (rājā), nominative singular of राजन् (rājan). Doublet of राय (rāy), राणा (rāṇā), and राना (rānā).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ɾɑː.d͡ʒɑː/, [ɾäː.d͡ʒäː]

NounEdit

राजा (rājām (Urdu spelling راجا‎)

  1. king, monarch, sovereign, ruler
    यथा राजा तथा प्रजा।yathā rājā tathā prajā.As is the king, so are his subjects.
  2. (chess or cards) king

Usage notesEdit

  • In compound words, राजा (rājā) takes the form of the prefix राज- (rāj-) or the suffix -राज (-rāj).

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Hindi · शतरंज के मोहरे (śatrañj ke mohre) (layout · text)
           
राजा (rājā), बादशाह (bādśāh) वज़ीर (vazīr), रानी (rānī), मंत्री (mantrī), बेगम (begam) हाथी (hāthī), कश्ती (kaśtī), रुख़ (rux) ऊँट (ū̃ṭ), फ़ील (fīl) घोड़ा (ghoṛā) प्यादा (pyādā), पैदल (paidal), सिपाही (sipāhī)

ReferencesEdit


NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

राजा (rājā)

  1. king, monarch, sovereign, ruler
  2. (chess) king

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Nepali · बुद्धिचालको गोटीहरू (buddhicālko goṭīharū) (layout · text)
           
राजा (rājā) मन्त्री (mantrī) हात्ती (hāttī) उँट (ũṭ) घोडा (ghoḍā) सिपाही (sipāhī)

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

राजा (rājā)

  1. Devanagari script form of rājā, which is inflection of राजन् (rājan, king):
    1. nominative singular
    2. nominative/vocative plural

SanskritEdit

NounEdit

राजा (rājā)

  1. nominative singular of राजन् (rājan)