Origin of rajah
Related Words for rajanobleman, ruler, sovereign, potentate, royalty, monarch, emir, archduke, emeer, rajah
Examples from the Web for raja
Contemporary Examples of raja
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
January 30, 2013
“There had to be no question they were Smurfs,” says the director Raja Gosnell (Scooby-Doo).The Smurfs’ Epic Journey to Hollywood
July 28, 2011
Historical Examples of raja
Khana get, peenikapanee get—live like a bloomin' Raja ke marfik.Soldiers Three, Part II.
Now one day, being in the power of Death, Raja Gunshekhar died.
Raja Vikram was perhaps a little disappointed by this declaration.
The white ants and corrosive ink were too strong for the Raja's determination.
The Raja admiring its beauty, took off his clothes and went down to bathe.
Word Origin for rajah
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).