Definition of naka in English:

naka

Pronunciation /ˈnɑːkə/

noun

South Asian
  • In India: a toll point or customs station on a road, especially at a state or national border; a checkpoint. Also (occasionally): a border patrol or customs officer.

Origin

1980s. From Hindi nākā eye of needle, defile, gap, checkpoint from nāk nose from Prakrit nakka, probably related to Sanskrit nas.