Coined more than 300 years ago by a family in the central part of Iran. The word “Nankali” is derived from a combination of two words, نان (nān, “bread”) and کلی (kali, “immense”). Nankali as a word means breadwinner, the member of a household who earns all or most of the income.
نانکلی • (nankali)
- A surname.
- ^ Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda (1955), The Dehkhoda Dictionary, Tehran University Press