Meaning of NAIK in English

ˈnä]ik noun

also na·ig ]ig ; or na·igue ]ˌēg ; or na·ique ]ˌēk ; or na·yak ]yək\

( -s )

Etymology: Hindi nāyak, from Sanskrit nāyaka, literally, leader, from nayati he leads; akin to Middle Irish nē, nīa warrior, hero, Avestan nayeiti he leads, brings, Hittite nāi- to control, lead

1. : a leader, chief, or governor in India — used as a title of authority or form of address

2. : a native subordinate officer in the British India army ; specifically : corporal

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