naga

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See also: Naga, nagą, nāga, Nāga, and någå

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑːɡə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːɡə
  • Hyphenation: na‧ga

Etymology 1[edit]

From an Australian Aboriginal language; cf. Wulna nākā (dress, covering)[1]

Noun[edit]

naga (plural nagas)

  1. (Australia) A loincloth.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Mucalinda nāga sheltering Buddha; Sandstone with traces of pigment and gold, Honolulu Academy of Arts

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाग (nāga, serpent, snake). Doublet of snake.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga (plural nagas)

  1. (Indian mythology) A member of a class of semi-divine creatures, often taking the form of a very large snake and associated with water.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber, published 1992, page 257:
      The five-coned towers form a quincunx, and their flanks are scooped into niches in each of which has been placed a smiling buddha shaded by a nine-headed naga like a big palm fan.
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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga
  • IPA(key): /naˈɡaʔ/, [n̪aˈɡaʔ]

Noun[edit]

nagâ

  1. wild duck
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɡa/, [ˈn̪a.ɡa]

Noun[edit]

nága

  1. (archaic) the narra tree (Pterocarpus indicus)
    Synonym: nara

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɡa/, [ˈn̪a.ɡʌ]

Noun[edit]

naga (plural kanagahan)

  1. the narra tree (Pterocarpus indicus)
  2. the wood from this tree

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

naga

  1. inflection of nagaan:
    1. first-person singular dependent-clause present indicative
    2. (dated or formal) singular dependent-clause present subjunctive

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

naga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative nagaði, supine nagað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to gnaw

Conjugation[edit]

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay naga, from Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, large snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga (plural naga-naga, first-person possessive nagaku, second-person possessive nagamu, third-person possessive naganya)

  1. dragon (mythical creature)

Further reading[edit]

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाग (nāga, snake), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *nāgás, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *nāgás, derived from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neg- (to crawl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈna.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -aɡa
  • Hyphenation: nà‧ga

Noun[edit]

naga m (invariable)

  1. (Buddhist art) a representation of a human torso with a serpentine body

Further reading[edit]

  • naga in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

naga

  1. Romanization of ꦤꦒ

Laboya[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. jackfruit

References[edit]

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019), “naga”, in Lamboya word list, Leiden: LexiRumah

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naga

  1. feminine nominative singular of nagi

Maia[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. part; piece

Malay[edit]

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Naga cina ("Chinese dragon")
Naga Barat ("Western dragon")

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, large snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga (Jawi spellingناݢ⁩, plural naga-naga, informal 1st possessive nagaku, 2nd possessive nagamu, 3rd possessive naganya)

  1. dragon (mythical creature)

Further reading[edit]

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, large snake).

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. dragon

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Murui Huitoto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈna.ɡa]
  • Hyphenation: na‧ga

Determiner[edit]

naga

  1. each, every

References[edit]

  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[1], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 154
  • Shirley Burtch (1983) Diccionario Huitoto Murui (Tomo I) (Linguistica Peruana No. 20)‎[2] (in Spanish), Yarinacocha, Peru: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 184

Mwotlap[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From na- +‎ ga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. Determinate form of ga (kava)

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

naga (Arabic spellingناگا⁩)

  1. Alternative form of niha (now)

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2020), “naga”, in Ferhenga Birûskî: Kurmanji–English Dictionary (Language Series; 2), volume 2, London: Transnational Press, page 52

Northern Sotho[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. land, country

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit नग (naga, mountain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. mountain
    Synonyms: acala, adri, arga, giri, gotra, gunuṅ, meru, naga, pārśwa, parwata, śaila, śikha, wukir

Further reading[edit]

  • "naga" in P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson, Old Javanese-English Dictionary. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈna.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -aɡa
  • Syllabification: na‧ga

Adjective[edit]

naga

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of nagi

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga

Noun[edit]

naga f (plural nagas)

  1. (Indian mythology) naga (semi-divine creature taking the form of a giant snake)

Related terms[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, large snake). Compare Kapampangan naga, Maranao naga, and Malay naga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɡa/, [ˈna.ɣɐ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɡaʔ/, [ˈna.ɣɐʔ] (obsolete)

Noun[edit]

naga (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜄ)

  1. dragon
    Synonym: dragon
  2. figurehead on the prow of ships
    Synonym: gandawari
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *naʀah. Doublet of nara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga
  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɡa/, [ˈna.ɣɐ]

Noun[edit]

naga (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜄ)

  1. a species of narra

Further reading[edit]

Yakan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately borrowed from Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, large snake).

Noun[edit]

naga

  1. dragon