What is another word for RAGA?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɑːɡə] (IPA)

Raga is a Sanskrit term used in Indian classical music to describe a melodic framework for improvisation and composition. Synonyms for the word "raga" include "raag," "rag," "ragini," "ragam," and "ragini-raga." These terms are used interchangeably in different regions of India and may also refer to a specific musical scale or mood. In addition to these synonyms, there are also various subgenres within the raga tradition, such as thumri and bhajan. The use of ragas in Indian classical music is a complex and nuanced art, with each raga having its own unique personality and set of rules for performance.

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    • Proper noun, singular
      raja.

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Usage examples for Raga

As I had nothing particular to do, I went to a French bookseller in whose shop I made the acquaintance of a witty hunchback, and I must say that a hunchback without wit is a RAGA avis; I have found it so in all countries.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
At this place the caravans are accustomed to recruit their numbers from the swarms of pagazis who volunteer to accompany them to the distant ivory regions south; but I could not induce a soul to follow me, so great was their fear of Mirambo and his Ruga-RAGA.
"How I Found Livingstone"
Sir Henry M. Stanley
Here were three or four villages burnt, and an extensive clearing desolate, the work of the Wa-Ruga-RAGA of Mirambo.
"How I Found Livingstone"
Sir Henry M. Stanley

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