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Etymology edit

From Hindustani رانی (rānī) / रानी (rānī), from Sanskrit राज्ञी (rā́jñī, queen, princess). Doublet of Regina.

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɑː.niː/
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rani (plural ranis)

  1. The wife of a rajah.
  2. A Hindu princess or female ruler in India.

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Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ra‧ni
  • IPA(key): /ɾaˈni/, [ɾaˈn̪i]

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raní

  1. to go near; to get close; to be adjacent
    Antonym: rayo

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From Old Norse rani.

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rani m (genitive singular rana, nominative plural ranar)

  1. (anatomy) proboscis
    1. trunk (of an elephant)
    2. snout (of other animals)
    Synonym: trjóna

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rani

  1. plural of rano

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Etymology edit

From Malay rani, from Prakrit 𑀭𑀸𑀡𑀻 (rāṇī), from Sanskrit राज्ञी (rājñī, queen, princess), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hrā́ȷ́niH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hrā́ȷ́niH, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵnih₂.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈrani]
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ni

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rani (plural rani-rani, first-person possessive raniku, second-person possessive ranimu, third-person possessive raninya)

  1. queen:
    1. queen regnant: female monarch
      Synonym: ratu
    2. queen consort: wife of a king
      Synonyms: permaisuri, ratu

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Etymology edit

From Hindi रानी (rānī).

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rani

  1. queen
  2. female ruler

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Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.ɲi/
  • Rhymes: -aɲi
  • Syllabification: ra‧ni

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rani

  1. third-person singular present of ranić

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rani f (plural ranis)

  1. rani (wife of a rajah)
  2. rani (Hindu princess or female ruler in India)

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Etymology edit

From Sanskrit राज्ञी (rā́jñī, queen, princess).

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rani

  1. queen

Romani edit

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Prakrit 𑀭𑀡𑁆𑀡𑀻 (raṇṇī), from Sanskrit राज्ञी (rājñī, queen, princess).[1][2] By surface analysis, raj +‎ -ni (feminine suffix).

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rani f (accusative ranǎ, nominative plural ranǎ, accusative plural raněn)

  1. female equivalent of raj: madam,[3] Mrs,[3] lady[1][2][3]

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Descendants edit

  • Kalo Finnish Romani: raani
  • Welsh Romani: råni

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “rāˊjñī”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 619
  2. 2.0 2.1 Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “raní”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 242b
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Marcel Courthiade (2009), “i ran/i¹, -ǎ ʒ. -ǎ, -ěn”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in hu,en), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, page 302a

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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Hindustani رانی (rānī) / रानी (rānī), from Sanskrit राज्ञी (rā́jñī, queen, princess).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /râni/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ni

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rȁni f (Cyrillic spelling ра̏ни)

  1. rani
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Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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rani

  1. inflection of ran:
    1. masculine nominative/vocative plural
    2. definite masculine nominative/vocative singular
    3. definite inanimate masculine accusative singular

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rani (Cyrillic spelling рани)

  1. dative/locative singular of rana

References edit

  • rani” in Hrvatski jezični portal