няня

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Etymology[edit]

Since ancient times, from reduplication in children’s speech. The related form нянька (njanʹka) was first attested in the 12th century.

Noun[edit]

ня́ня (njánjaf anim

  1. nurse
  2. nanny
  3. babysitter

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