Definition of "naga" []

  • A member of a people of NE India and W Myanmar: until the early 20th century they practised head-hunting (noun)
  • The language of this people, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family of languages and having many dialects (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of nāga. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "naga" in a sentence
  • "If asura and naga were separate castes, then because five of the prophets, including Muhammad, are in the so-called naga caste, the absurd conclusion would follow that prophets from the naga caste teach the Dharmas of the asura caste."
  • "Further, there is no way to settle the question of whether to translate “asura-naga” as “asura and naga” as two separate castes or as one, or as “eight asuras” (“naga” can be a code word for “eight”)."
  • "The Indian snake creature known as the naga was believed to reside in groups apart from normal humans, and many legends tell of their secret citites hidden deep in the jungle, underground, or underwater."
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