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राज् rāj [ rAj ]
1 ( prob. originally two roots ; √ raj rañj, ṛñj )., cl. 1. P. Ā. ( cf. Dhātup. xix, 74 ) rā'jati, °te ( Ved. also rāṣṭi, rāṭ ; pf. rarāja ; rarāje or reje, 2. sg. P. rarājitha or rejitha cf. MBh. etc. ; aor. arājiṣuḥ cf. RV. ; arājiṣṭa Gr. ; fut. rājitā, rājiṣyati cf. ib. ; inf. rājáse cf. RV. ), to reign, be king or chief, rule over ( gen. ), direct, govern ( acc. ) cf. RV. etc.
to be illustrious or resplendent, shine, glitter cf. ib.
to appear as or like ( iva ) cf. Kum. vi, 49 : Caus. rājayati, °te ( aor. ararājat ), to reign, rule cf. AV. cf. MBh.
rāj [ rAj ]
2 ( ifc. ) shining, radiant etc.
( rā'j ), m. ( nom. rā'ṭ ) a king, sovereign, chief ( in later language only ifc. ) cf. RV. etc.
anything the best or chief of its kind ( cf. śaṅkha-r° )
N. of an Ek^aha cf. ŚrS.
a kind of metre cf. RPrāt.
f. N. of a goddess ( explained by rājamānā ) cf. TBr.