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  1. nan, naannoun

    leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop


  1. naannoun

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

    Etymology: From Hindustani नान / (nān), from (nān).


  1. Naan

    Naan (Persian: نان‎, romanized: nān, Dari: نان, Punjabi: ਨਾਨ, Hindi: नान, Bengali: নান) is a leavened, oven-baked flatbread found in the cuisines mainly of Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Caribbean.


  1. Naan

    Naan or Nan is a leavened, oven-baked flatbread. It is typical of and popular in West, Central and South Asia. Originally, nan was a general term for various flatbreads from different parts of the world. The name stems from Persian, itself from Sanskrit nayan; being a generic word for bread. The bread is usually served with curry dishes.

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  1. Anna, anna, Nana, nana

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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