នាគ

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Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, serpent, snake), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)nēg-o (to crawl; a creeping thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic and Phonemic នាគ
nāg
WT romanisation niək
(standard) IPA(key) /niəʔ/

Noun[edit]

នាគ (niək)

  1. nāga, dragon
  2. candidate for ordination as a monk
  3. strong young elephant
  4. an epithet of the Buddha

Verb[edit]

នាគ (niək) (abstract noun ការនាគ)

  1. to be charming, fascinating
  2. to be seductive, alluring
  3. to be pure, chaste
  4. to be noble, high, lofty, strong