naan naan

Definition(s):

  • (n) leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop

Usage(s):

  1. The New Delhi native dips his flat naan bread into a dish of spinach curry in the air-conditioned comfort of a friend's private club.
  2. Try the chicken, served with a rich curry with a tomato base, accompanied by naan bread.
  3. Here in the heart of the city's Muslim enclave, the Afghan cricket team the sporting world's favorite underdogs are eating curry and naan.

News

  • Remittances to Africa carry a high price tag

    By Tosin Sulaiman JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - In his 2009 album Troubadour, Somali rapper K'naan dedicates the song "15 Minutes Away" to "everybody that's had to wait on a money transfer" and complains, "it's kind of wack when they charge you like 10 percent on the dollar." The need to reduce the cost of remittances to Africa may be one of the few issues to have rappers, economists and policymakers ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. ...asked by his daughter and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, who was present in the interview, whether he saw Prabhakaran as a terrorist, Mr. Karunanidhi, speaking in Tamil, said "Naan appadi paarkkalai (I don't see that way)."
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: M Karunanidhi Source: Hindu

  2. Karunanidhi referred to research by late Tamil scholar Devaneya Pavanar, saying, "Many languages in the world have words originating in Tamil, for example, 'Amma' (mother), 'Appa' (father), 'Naan' (I), 'Nee' (you), 'Avan' (he), 'Neer' (water),...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Devaneya Pavanar Source: Express Buzz

  3. To more applause, Obama said he became an expert at cooking dal and other ethnic dishes, though "somebody else made the naan. Those are friendships which have lasted me for years, and continue until this day."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: San Leandro India West

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