نان

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See also: يانand یان

Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نان(nan); compare the native doublet نگن(nagan).

Noun[edit]

نان (nán)

  1. bread

See also[edit]


Central Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

نان (nan)

  1. bread

Laki[edit]

Noun[edit]

نان (nan)

  1. bread

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

نان (plural نان-نان or نان۲‎, informal 1st possessive نانکو‎, impolite 2nd possessive نانمو‎, 3rd possessive نانڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of nana

Persian[edit]

Naan Sangak.jpg

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian LHMA (nān, bread, food), from Old Persian, from Proto-Iranian *nagna-, from *ni + *kan (to put down into the ashes).[1]

Compare Sogdian [script needed] (nγn- /naγn/, bread), Manichaean Parthian ngn(naγn), Khotanese [script needed] (nāṃji), Northern Kurdish nan, Zazaki nan, Central Kurdish نان(nan), Northern Luri نۏ(), Baluchi نگن(nagan), Pashto نغن(naγan), Laki نان(nan), Natanzi نون(nun), Gurani [script needed] (nāna), [script needed] (nān, bread, food), and possibly the Old Armenian loanword նկան (nkan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian نان
Iranian Persian
Tajik нон (non)

نان (nân) (plural نان‌ها(nân-hâ))

  1. bread, including the kind called naan in English and any other kind of bread
    نان بربری‎ ― nân-e barbaribarbari bread
    نان تافتان‎ ― nân-e tâftântaftoon bread
    نان سنگک‎ ― nân-e sangaksangak bread
    نان لواش‎ ― nân-e lavâšlavash bread
    نان تست‎ ― nân-e tostAmerican-style bread for toasting
  2. (Dari) any food

Descendants[edit]

  • Baluchi: نان(nán) (reborrowing)
  • Bengali: নান (nan)
  • → Hindustani:
  • Kazakh: нан (nan)
  • Ottoman Turkish: نان(nan)
  • Pashto: نان(nān) (reborrowing)
  • Uyghur: نان(nan)
    • Mandarin: , (náng)
  • Uzbek: non

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bailey, H. W. (1979) Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 179

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نان(nân).

Noun[edit]

نان (nānf (Hindi spelling नान)

  1. naan, A type of round, flat bread baked in a tandoor popular in South and Central Asian cuisine.

Uyghur[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نان(nân).

Noun[edit]

نان (nan) (plural نانلار(nanlar))

  1. naan, A type of round, flat bread baked in a tandoor popular in South and Central Asian cuisine.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Mandarin: , (náng)