See also: Naga, nagą, nāga, and Nāga

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

naga (plural nagas)

  1. (Australia) A loincloth.

Etymology 2Edit

 
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 formsEdit

NounEdit

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 1992, p. 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 CentralEdit

NounEdit

naga

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

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: na‧ga

NounEdit

naga (plural kanagahan)

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

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

naga

  1. first-person singular present indicative of nagaan (when using a subclause)
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of nagaan (when using a subclause)

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IcelandicEdit

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VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to gnaw

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnaɡa]
  • Hyphenation: na‧ga

NounEdit

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

  1. dragon (mythical creature)

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LaboyaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

naga

  1. jackfruit

ReferencesEdit

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

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naga

  1. feminine nominative singular of nagi

MaiaEdit

NounEdit

naga

  1. part; piece

MalayEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, large snake).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. dragon (mythical creature)

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MaranaoEdit

NounEdit

naga

  1. dragon

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Northern SothoEdit

NounEdit

naga

  1. land, country

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naga

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of nagi

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

naga f (plural nagas)

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

Related termsEdit


TagalogEdit

NounEdit

naga

  1. dragon
  2. figurehead on the prow of ships
  3. a species of narra

YakanEdit

NounEdit

naga

  1. dragon