naja

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English[edit]

Naja naja, the Indian Cobra

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नाग ‎(nāga), from Proto-Indo-European *snog-, *sneg- ‎(to crawl; a creeping thing).

Noun[edit]

naja ‎(plural najas)

  1. A member of the Naja genus of poisonous snakes; cobras

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

naja m ‎(plural najas)

  1. cobra (venomous snake)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

naja

  1. well
  2. (expresses disagreement with what was said but an unwillingness to argue about it)
    —Ich finde, Justin Bieber ist der größte kanadische Musiker seit Neil Young!
    Naja.
    —I think Justin Bieber’s the greatest Canadian musician since Neil Young!
    —Uhuh.

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

naja

  1. a boy's younger sister

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

naja f ‎(singular only)

  1. (slang) compulsory military service; draft, conscription

Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *nəh. Compare Classical Nahuatl nehhuātl ‎(I)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

naja

  1. (personal) I, first person singular pronoun.
    Naja nimayana
    I'm hungry

See also[edit]

  • ni- (subject marker)
  • nech- (object marker)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नाग ‎(nāgá, serpent, snake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naja f (plural najas)

  1. cobra

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian naja

Noun[edit]

naja f ‎(invariable)

  1. conscription, military service