raj
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu rāj, from Sanskrit rājya; akin to Sanskrit rājan king Date: 1800 1. rule; especially often capitalized the former British rule of the Indian subcontinent 2. the period of British rule in India

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  • Raj — ist Vorname folgender Personen: Mulk Raj Anand (1905–2004), indischer Roman und Kurzgeschichtenautor Raj Chandra Bose (1901–1987), indischer Mathematiker und Statistiker Baldev Raj Chopra (* 1914), indischer Filmregisseur und Produzent Raj Kapoor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • RAJ — ist Vorname folgender Personen: Mulk Raj Anand (1905–2004), indischer Roman und Kurzgeschichtenautor Raj Chandra Bose (1901–1987), indischer Mathematiker und Statistiker Baldev Raj Chopra (* 1914), indischer Filmregisseur und Produzent Raj Kapoor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • raj — raj; raj·ban·si; raj·i·dae; raj·ma·hal; raj·pra·mukh; raj·put; swa·raj; swa·raj·ist; raj·poot; …   English syllables

  • Raj — may refer to:* Jaskinia Raj, cave in Poland * Ráj, village in the Czech Republic, administratively part of KarvináIAST|Rāj is the Sanskrit word for rule, dominion . It may, in particular, refer to: * British Raj, the British Indian… …   Wikipedia

  • RAJ — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • raj — rȃj m <N mn ràjevi> DEFINICIJA 1. rel. a. prema učenju raznih religija, mjesto blaženstva kamo nakon smrti dolaze duše pravednika b. bibl. boravište Adama i Eve prije progonstva; Eden 2. pren. mjesto, boravište koje pruža potpunu sreću;… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • raj — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż III, D. u, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} biblijny obraz pierwotnego szczęścia człowieka; też: miejsce pobytu dusz zbawionych po śmierci : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Żyć jak w raju.… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • raj — [räj] n. [Hindi < rājya, kingdom: see RAJAH] in India, rule; government the Raj the British government in, or its dominion over, the states of India …   English World dictionary

  • Raj — (r[aum]j), n. [See {Rajah}.] Reign; rule. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ráj — ( pl. Raj, de. Roj, lit. paradise ) was a village in Karviná District, Moravian Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It was a separate municipality but in 1971 became administratively a part of the city of Karviná. It lies in the historical region of …   Wikipedia

  • Raj — [ra:dʒ] n the (British) Raj the rule of the British government in India before India became independent in 1947 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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