rani
or ranee noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu rānī, from Sanskrit rājñī, feminine of rājan king — more at royal Date: 1673 a Hindu queen ; a rajah's wife

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  • rani — rani …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Rani — Rani, alternatively spelled Ranee, is the female equivalent of Raja. In many Indo Aryan languages it can mean queen or lady .People with the title Rani include:* Rani Lakshmibai (1828/1835 1858), Queen of Jhansi * Rani Mangammal (1689 1704),… …   Wikipedia

  • rani — [ rani ] n. f. • 1904 (cf. rana [1765] « prince indien »); ranee 1878; mot hindi, du sanskr. rajni, fém. de raja ♦ Épouse d un rajah (⇒ maharani). Des ranis. ● rani nom féminin (mot hindi) Reine ou princesse de l Inde ; femme d un raja. rani …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • răni — RĂNÍ, rănesc, vb. IV. tranz. şi refl. A( şi) face o rană, a (se) vătăma. ♦ tranz. fig. A produce cuiva o durere morală, a l îndurera sufleteşte; a jigni, a ofensa. – Din sl. raniti. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  RĂNÍ vb. ( …   Dicționar Român

  • râni — RÂNÍ, rânesc, vb. IV. tranz. (reg.) A curăţa un loc de stratul de murdărie depus. – Din bg. rina. Trimis de RACAI, 22.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  RÂNÍ vb. (reg.) a râcălui. (A râni la porci.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • rani — elem. broască . (< it., engl. rani , cf. lat. rana) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • rani — rȁni (rȁna) ž DEFINICIJA supruga radže, radžina žena; radžinica ETIMOLOGIJA hind. rānī ← skr. rājñī …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • rani — rȃnī prid. <neodr. rȃn, komp. rànijī>, opr. kasan DEFINICIJA 1. a. koji biva, koji se događa, koji nastaje rano ujutro, u početku jutra b. koji se odnosi na prvu pojavu, na početak pojavljivanja izjutra (obično o Suncu) 2. a. koji se događa …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • rani — /ˈrani/ (say rahnee), /raˈni/ (say rah nee) noun (plural ranis) (in India) 1. , ) the wife of a rajah, king, or prince. 2. , ) a reigning queen or princess. Also, ranee. {Hindi rānī} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rani — [rä′nē] n. [Hindi rānī < Sans rājñī, fem. of rājan: see RAJAH] in India, the wife of a rajah or a woman who is a queen or princess in her own right: also sp. ranee …   English World dictionary

  • Rani — Ra ni (r[aum] n[=e]), n. [Hind. r[=a]n[=i], Skr. r[=a]jn[=i]. See {Rajah}.] A queen or princess; the wife of a rajah. [Written also {ranee}.] [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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