Origin of rajah
Related Words for rajahking, monarch, emperor, czar, sultan, shah, majesty, queen, empress, mogul, kaiser, prince, baron, royal, sovereign, potentate, lord, dame, tycoon, baroness
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Historical Examples of rajah
To him the Rajah spoke quietly, with an amused expression, and the man bowed his head.Melomaniacs
Trafford, not improbably, ruling some rajah's kingdom in the far East.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever
It was the diplomatic Kassim who represented the Rajah at the council.
Over the stockade and the Rajah's buildings Brown saw their lights on the water.
An hour or so afterwards I saw Willems land a boat party at the Rajah's.An Outcast of the Islands
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).