He went somewhere into the town, and sent his nak here to pait.
The Vaidik nas or nak, night, is as near to Latin as can be.
Nacarat, nak′a-rat, n. a light-red colour, scarlet: a fabric of this colour.
But I take it to be from the verb chahih, to guard, as later in the paragraph the question is asked: “nak rumal tachahih bey?”
The serpent-fiend nak hath fallen, and his arms are cut off.