the official Japanese name for Ryukyu Islands
[nan-suh n; Norwegian nahn-suh n] /ˈnæn sən; Norwegian ˈnɑn sən/ noun 1. Fridtjof [frit-yof] /ˈfrɪt yɒf/ (Show IPA), 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, zoologist, and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1922. /ˈnænsən/ noun 1. Fridtjof (ˈfridjɔf). 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, statesman, and scientist. He crossed Greenland (1888–89) and attempted to reach the North Pole (1893–96), attaining a […]
[nuh-nahy] /nəˈnaɪ/ noun, plural Nanays (especially collectively) Nanay for 1. 1. a member of a Tungusic people, traditionally hunters and fishermen, who inhabit the lower Amur Valley in southeastern Siberia and northeastern Manchuria. 2. the language of the Nanays.
- Nana nap
noun (informal) 1. a short sleep, esp taken by an elderly person
- Nana sahib
/ˈnænə ˈsɑːhɪb/ noun 1. real name Dandhu Panth. ?1825–?1860, Indian nationalist, who led the uprising at Cawnpore during the Indian Mutiny