See also: Raga, ragā, and rāga

English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit राग (rāga, dye, colour).

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Noun edit

raga (countable and uncountable, plural ragas)

  1. (countable, music) Any of various melodic forms used in Indian classical music, or a piece of music composed in such a form.
    Coordinate term: ragini
    • 1924, EM Forster, A Passage to India, Penguin, published 2005, page 72:
      ‘The song is composed in a raga appropriate to the present hour, which is the evening.’
  2. (uncountable) Passion, love, lust.
    • 2009, Jennifer Schwamm Willis, The Joy of Yoga, →ISBN:
      The conditions of asmita, raga, dvesha, and abhinivesha have a physical basis: they function to inhibit the normal pulsatory rhythms of the physical body.
    • 2009, Swami Ambikananda Saraswati, Healing Yoga, →ISBN, page 18:
      We get tired of the slipping and sliding between raga and dvesha and we seek something more permanent - so instead of looking outward we begin to look inward. This is Yoga - the heart of Yoga.
    • 2010, Chogyam Trungpa, The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa, →ISBN:
      In order to increase security, desire (raga, trishna, lobha) appears in all its forms, and one accumulates more and more of that which establishes one's position in samsara.
    • 2012, Swami Rama, Sadhana: The Path to Enlightenment, →ISBN, page 80:
      Raga and dvesha, attachment and hatred, are two sides of the same coin.

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Balinese edit

Romanization edit

raga

  1. Romanization of ᬭᬕ
  2. Romanization of ᬭᬵᬕ

Indonesian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ra.ɡa/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ga

Etymology 1 edit

From Malay raga, from Classical Malay raga (body), from Javanese [Term?], from Old Javanese rāga (body, lust), from Pali राग (rāga, attachment, lust), from Sanskrit राग (rāga, passion, desire). Doublet of ragi and ragam.

Noun edit

raga

  1. body
    jiwa dan raga: body and soul
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Etymology 2 edit

From Malay raga.

Noun edit

raga (first-person possessive ragaku, second-person possessive ragamu, third-person possessive raganya)

  1. basket
  2. ball (for sports)

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Iriga Bicolano edit

Noun edit

ragâ

  1. soil; earth
  2. land

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun edit

raga m (genitive singular raga, nominative plural ragaí)

  1. worthless person or thing
  2. worthlessness, dissipation
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Etymology 2 edit

From English raga, from Sanskrit राग (rāga).

Noun edit

raga m (genitive singular raga, nominative plural ragaí)

  1. (music) raga

Declension edit

References edit

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, § 184, page 92

Further reading edit

  • Ó Dónaill, Niall (1977) “raga”, in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, Dublin: An Gúm, →ISBN
  • raga”, in New English-Irish Dictionary, Foras na Gaeilge, 2013-2024

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -aɡa
  • Hyphenation: rà‧ga

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit राग (rāga, dye, colour/color).

Noun edit

raga f (invariable)

  1. (music) raga (melodic mode used in Indian classical music)

Etymology 2 edit

Clipping of ragazzi (guys) or ragazze (girls).

Noun edit

raga m pl (plural only)

  1. (colloquial) a form of address for a group of persons of either gender; guys
    Ehi raga, andiamo in spiaggia oggi?Hey guys, wanna go to the beach today?

Etymology 3 edit

Clipping of ragamuffin (ragga)

Noun edit

raga m (uncountable)

  1. (music) ragga

Further reading edit

  • raga in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

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Javanese edit

Romanization edit

raga

  1. Romanization of ꦫꦒ

Latvian edit

Noun edit

raga m

  1. genitive singular of rags

Old Javanese edit

Etymology edit

Unknown, probably Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laja (to plait, weave by hand, of baskets or mats). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

raga

  1. woven basket, wicker basket

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Descendants edit

  • Javanese: ꦫꦒ (raga)

Further reading edit

  • "raga" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Old Norse edit

Alternative forms edit

  • arga (without metathesis)

Adjective edit

raga

  1. strong feminine accusative singular of ragr
  2. strong masculine accusative plural of ragr
  3. weak masculine oblique singular of ragr
  4. weak feminine nominative singular of ragr
  5. weak neuter singular of ragr

Rwanda-Rundi edit

Verb edit

-raga (infinitive kuraga, perfective -raze)

  1. bequeath, give an inheritance

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Serbo-Croatian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /râɡa/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ga

Noun edit

rȁga f (Cyrillic spelling ра̏га)

  1. old horse, nag

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Southern Ndebele edit

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-raga?

  1. to drive (cattle)

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Swahili edit

 
raga

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  • (file)

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raga (n class, plural raga)

  1. rugby (a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball)

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

raga

  1. (intransitive) to open the hand

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of raga
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toraga foraga miraga
2nd noraga niraga
3rd Masculine oraga iraga, yoraga
Feminine moraga
Neuter iraga
- archaic

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh