See also: Naja and nåja

EnglishEdit

 
Naja naja, the Indian Cobra

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

naja (plural najas)

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

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AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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NounEdit

naja m (plural najas)

  1. cobra (venomous snake)

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /na(ː)ˈja(ː)/
  • (file)

InterjectionEdit

naja

  1. well
  2. uh-huh, if you say so (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!
    —Uh-huh.

GreenlandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

naja

  1. a boy's younger sister

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

naja f (singular only)

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

PipilEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

naja

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

See alsoEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नाग (nāgá, serpent, snake).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

naja f (plural najas)

  1. A member of the Naja genus of venomous snakes; cobra
    Synonyms: cobra-de-capelo, cobra-capelo

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian naja

NounEdit

naja f (invariable)

  1. conscription, military service