Origin of rajah
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DataWind is the third company started by Tuli and his older brother, Raja Singh Tuli, who is based out of Montreal.DataWind Prepared $20 Tablet Computer for Indian Market|Nina Strochlic|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“There had to be no question they were Smurfs,” says the director Raja Gosnell (Scooby-Doo).
The treasurer knew that the Raja could not govern his realm without him, and he was well acquainted with his master's character.Vikram and the Vampire|Richard F. Burton
Then the Raja held up one finger, at this the dumb shepherd held up two fingers.Folklore of the Santal Parganas|Cecil Henry Bompas
He also says, that the Raja was carried to Kathmandu, where he died after some confinement.An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal|Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
Raja Sulayman was moved with sorrow, mingled with enthusiasm and zeal, and consented to come.Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion|Najeeb M. Saleeby
The Raja gave a present to him— Raja membri hadia kapada-nia.A Manual of the Malay language|William Edward Maxwell
British Dictionary definitions for raja
Word Origin for rajah
Word Origin and History for raja
also raja, "king or prince in India," 1550s, from Hindi, from Sanskrit rajan "king," related to raj "kingdom, kingship," rajati "he rules," and cognate with Latin rex, Old Irish rig "king" (see regal). Related: Rajput, "member of the ruling caste in northern India" (1590s), from Sanskrit rajaputrah "prince," literally "king's son," from putrah "son, boy" (cf. puerile).