IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Javanese praja (ꦥꦿꦗ, kingdom, realm; court; capital city), from Old Javanese prajā (all subjects, country, reals), from Sanskrit प्रजा (prajā, subject of a king, rule).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpra.d͡ʒa]
  • Hyphenation: pra‧ja

NounEdit

praja (first-person possessive prajaku, second-person possessive prajamu, third-person possessive prajanya)

  1. nation, city
    Synonyms: negeri, kota
  2. (colloquial) civil servant, pamong praja.
  3. (colloquial) the candidate of pamong praja, who are educated by Ministry of Home Affairs (Indonesia).

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SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • playa (borrowed recently from Spanish)
  • spraja (South-Eastern Coast)

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin plagia, from Latin plaga (tract, region).

Cognate with Galician praia, Portuguese praia Spanish playa, Catalan platja, Occitan plaja, French plage and Italian spiaggia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾa.ja/, [ˈpɾa.ja]
  • Rhymes: -aja
  • Hyphenation: prà‧ja

NounEdit

praja f (plural praji)

  1. beach (shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly)

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