from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of naan.
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- n. Affectionate name for a grandmother.
- n. Alternative spelling of naan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Anan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English form of none.
- Same as anan.
- n. A small earthen jar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the mother of your father or mother
- n. a river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao Phraya
- n. leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
- n. your grandmother
Fang Guoyu's definition of xi'nan is similar to Skinner's Yunnan-Guizhou, and has been accepted by James Lee.
Uzbek nan is a somewhat flat bread, round in shape with a depressed middle often with a floral impression design.
As for the word nan, the traditional Chinese view sees the north as the political center, so
27Xu states that xi'nan is both a geographical and historical concept that is divided into three stages.
My nan was a topless mermaid in her time on the south coast.
Fu-nan, which is the southern corner of Jambudvîpa.
My nan was a very wise woman as well as a very straightforward woman.
My nan was a very wise woman as well as a very straight forward woman.
She said: My nan was a topless mermaid and people used to pay money to look through and see her.
Thinking back 40 years to a visit to Paul's grandparents in the south of England, and his "nan" bringing up a bowl and pitcher of warm water to my room in the morning to wash with, then turning on the shower and being rained on almost miraculously by an abundant supply of wonderful hot water.