from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of naan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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


Possibly derived from Celtic nana ("grandmother"). (Wiktionary)
From Hindustani नान / نان (nān), from Persian نان (nān). (Wiktionary)



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