See also: Raga, ragā, and rāga

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

raga (plural ragas)

  1. (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 2005, p. 72:
      ‘The song is composed in a raga appropriate to the present hour, which is the evening.’
  2. 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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Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


BalineseEdit

RomanizationEdit

raga

  1. Romanization of ᬭᬕ
  2. Romanization of ᬭᬵᬕ

IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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.

NounEdit

raga

  1. body
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Malay raga.

NounEdit

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

  1. basket
  2. ball (for sports)

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

raga m (genitive singular raga, nominative plural ragaí)

  1. worthless person or thing
  2. worthlessness, dissipation
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English, from Sanskrit.

NounEdit

raga m (genitive singular raga, nominative plural ragaí)

  1. (music) raga

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

raga f (invariable)

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

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

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 3Edit

Clipping of ragamuffin (ragga)

NounEdit

raga m (uncountable)

  1. (music) ragga

ReferencesEdit

  • raga in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

AnagramsEdit


JavaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

raga

  1. Romanization of ꦫꦒ

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

raga m

  1. genitive singular form of rags

Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • arga (without metathesis)

AdjectiveEdit

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-RundiEdit

VerbEdit

-raga (infinitive kuraga, perfective -raze)

  1. bequeath, give an inheritance

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

rȁga f (Cyrillic spelling ра̏га)

  1. old horse, nag

DeclensionEdit


Southern NdebeleEdit

VerbEdit

-raga?

  1. to drive (cattle)

InflectionEdit

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SwahiliEdit

 
raga

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

raga (n class, plural raga)

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

TernateEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

raga

  1. (intransitive) to open the hand

ConjugationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Scanian rawa, Danish rave. Compare Old Norse ráfa (waver, go with staggering gait,) English rove.

VerbEdit

raga

  1. To stagger.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

raga m

  1. A tall and narrow tree sapling.
  2. A sloping dried-up tree.