Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name.

Etymologies

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South Indian or Tamil variant of Navin or Naveen, from a Sanskrit word meaning "new". Nawin is also a common name in Indonesia.

Examples

  • His best explanation was that geckos ate mosquitoes; in his youth, when snorting glue and swallowing amphetamines back in those days when his parents had died and he was working along with his brothers in a sidewalk restaurant and being molested as a "cheap date", he used to hallucinate about talking mosquitoes; so if the mosquitoes were Jatupon's only companion, they symbolized the self, a child of poverty that his name change to "Nawin" could not consume.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • Nawin chuckled abashedly as he tilted his august face to the floor.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • I'll never find anyone to spend my years with, the way you have with Nawin.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • "Wanting to smoke but I can't find my lighter," said Nawin.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • "Yes, age is a state of mind," said Nawin rather unprofoundly, smiling widely and readjusting his opinion of the Laotian who seconds ago he had pegged as a pachydermatous brute although perceived more erotically for it.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • Nawin, while masturbating, which he called "stroking the bone", paid most attention to him who had a voice that ripped through the silence.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • "One in a billion, okay," said Nawin and the Laotian laughed.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • Nawin paid the money and handed one to the Laotian.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • Nawin had to be put in a special category slightly different than the usual brand of rich and dark Thais of money.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • "Again for a while -- a few weeks or so," said Nawin in jest but seriously believing that there was comfort in friends and acquaintances alike remaining strangers.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

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