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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAJA

Khana get, peenikapanee get—live like a bloomin' Raja ke marfik.

The white ants and corrosive ink were too strong for the Raja's determination.

Raja Vikram was perhaps a little disappointed by this declaration.

Now one day, being in the power of Death, Raja Gunshekhar died.

The Raja admiring its beauty, took off his clothes and went down to bathe.

The Raja said: "Do you go your ways, we will certainly come."

Five mortal times did Raja Vikram repeat this profitless labour.

Suddenly the eyes of the Raja's son and the Raja's daughter met.

But the Raja, a prince, a man of a certain age and experience, a father of eight!

Raja Bali was exceedingly generous, and he emptied his treasury.

WORD ORIGIN

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).

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