Rai, Rāī: 11 definitions

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Rai means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rāī (राई).—f (rājikā S) Mustard, Sinapis racemosa. rāīcā parvata karaṇēṃ To make a mountain of a molehill.

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rāī (राई).—f (rāji S Row.) A wood or thick grove.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

rāī (राई).—f Mustard. A wood or thick grove. rāīcā parvata karaṇēṃ To make a mountain of a mole-hill.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rai (रै).—1 P. (rāyati)

1) To sound.

2) To bark at.

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Rai (रै).—m. [rāteḥ ḍaiḥ Uṇ.2.63] (Nom. rāḥ, rāyau rāyaḥ)

1) Wealth, property, riches; अग्ने नय सुपथा राये (agne naya supathā rāye) Īśop.18. रायः कलत्रं पशवः सुतादयः (rāyaḥ kalatraṃ paśavaḥ sutādayaḥ) Bhāg.7.7.39.

2) Gold.

3) A sound.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rai (रै).—r. 1st cl. (rāyati) To sound.

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Rai (रै).—m.

(-rāḥ) 1. Wealth property, substance. 2. Gold. 3. Sound, noise. E. to give, aff. ḍai.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rai (रै).—i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To bark.

— Cf. [Latin] latrare.

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Rai (रै).— (cf. rayi), m. 1. Wealth, property, Chr. 287, 1 = [Rigveda.] i. 48, 1. 2. Gold.

— Cf. [Latin] res.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rai (रै).—[masculine] ([feminine]) possession, wealth, riches.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Rai (रै):—1. rai [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] ([Dhātupāṭha xxii, 23]) rāyati, to bark, bark at ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda]

2) cf. [Latin] latrare; [Lithuanian] réti, lóti; [Slavonic or Slavonian] lajati; [Gothic] laian.

3) 2. rai m. ([nominative case] rās?) barking, sound, noise, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) 3. rai m. rarely f. ([from] √ [nominative case] rās [accusative] rāyam or rām [instrumental case] rāyā [dative case] rāye; [ablative] [genitive case] rāyas [locative case] rāyi; [dual number] rāyau, rābhyām, rāyos; [plural] [nominative case] rāyas; [accusative] rāyas, rāyas or rās; [instrumental case] rābhis; [dative case] [ablative] rābhyas [genitive case] rāyām [locative case] rāsu; cf. the cognate stems 3. and rayi and [Latin] rēs, rēm), property, possessions, goods, wealth, riches, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa; ???; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) ind. [gana] cādi

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Rai (रै):—rāyati 1. a. To sound.

2) (rāḥ) 4. m. Wealth; gold; noise.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Raī (रई):—(nf) a churn-staff.

2) Rāī (राई):—(nf) mustard; black mustard; -[kāī karanā] to shatter to pieces; to split into pieces; -[kā parvata/pahāḍa karanā/banānā] to make a mountain of a mole hill; -[nona utāranā] countering the effect of an evil glance (by moving mustard and salt round one’s head and consigning it to flames); —[bhara] very small particle; very small quantity; -[rattī karake] in the minutest details; -[rattī jānanā] to know each and every thing, to know the minutest details, to know every detail.

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