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, 2nd possessive نانمو‎, 3rd possessive نانڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of nana

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نان(nân).

Noun[edit]

نان (nan)

  1. bread
    Synonyms: اكمك(ekmek), خبز(hubz)
  2. (in general) food
  3. (by extension) livelihood

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: nan

Further reading[edit]


Persian[edit]

Naan Sangak.jpg

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian LHMA (nān, bread, food), from Old Persian, from Proto-Iranian *nagna-.

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 نۆ(), Baluchi نگن(nagan), Pashto نغن(naγan), Laki نان(nan), Natanzi نون(nun), Gurani [script needed] (nāna), [script needed] (nān, bread, food), Sanskrit नग्नहु (nagnahu), and possibly the Old Armenian loanword նկան (nkan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari 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]


Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نان(nân).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نان (nānm (Gurmukhi spelling ਨਾਨ)

  1. naan

Declension[edit]

Declension of نان
dir. sg. نان(nān)
dir. pl. نان(nān)
singular plural
direct نان(nān) نان(nān)
oblique نان(nān) ناناں(nānāṉ)
vocative نانا(nānā) نانو(nāno)
ablative نانوں(nānoṉ) ناناں(nānāṉ)
locative نانے(nāne) نانِیں(nānīṉ)
instrumental نانے(nāne) نانِیں(nānīṉ)

Sindhi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نان(nân).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نان (nānum

  1. naan.

References[edit]

  • نان”, in Sindhi-English Dictionary (in English), University of Chicago: Center for Language Engineering, Pakistan, 1866-1938

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)