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).

Noun[edit]

នាគ ‎(niek)

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

Verb[edit]

នាគ ‎(niek)

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