What does naos mean?

Definitions for naosˈneɪ ɒs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word naos.


  1. naos(Noun)

    The inner part of a Greek temple; it contained a statue of the appropriate deity surrounded by a colonnaded portico; it gave rise to the Roman cella

  2. Origin: From ναός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naos(noun)

    a term used by modern archaeologists instead of cella. See Cella

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. nao`s a temple, the cella.]

Suggested Resources

  1. NAOS

    What does NAOS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the NAOS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naos in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of naos

  1. naosnaosnaos

Translations for naos

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for naos »


Find a translation for the naos definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these naos definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"naos." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/naos>.

Are we missing a good definition for naos? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for naos:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.