[nan-uh] /ˈnæn ə/
Chiefly Northeastern U.S. grandmother; grandma.
Gulf States. .
Chiefly Southeastern U.S. a child’s nursemaid; nanny.
(slang) a fool
(Austral, slang) the head
(Austral, slang) do one’s nana, to become very angry
(Austral, slang) off one’s nana, mad; insane
child’s word for “grandmother” or, sometimes, “nurse,” first recorded c.1844 (see nanny).
[nuh-nahy] /nəˈnaɪ/ noun, plural Nanais (especially collectively) Nanai. 1. . [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.
[nuh-nahy-moh] /nəˈnaɪ moʊ/ noun 1. a port in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, on the SE part of Vancouver Island.
[nuh-khawt-kuh] /nʌˈxɔt kə/ noun 1. a port in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, SE of Vladivostok, on the Sea of Japan.
- Nakhichevan autonomous republic
noun 1. a region belonging to Azerbaijan, from which it is separated by part of Armenia; annexed by Russia in 1828; unilaterally declared secession from the Soviet Union in 1990. Capital: Nakhichevan. Pop: 363 000 (2000 est). Area: 5500 sq km (2120 sq miles)