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or Na·nai

noun, plural Na·nays, (especially collectively) Na·nay for 1.
  1. a member of a Tungusic people, traditionally hunters and fishermen, who inhabit the lower Amur Valley in southeastern Siberia and northeastern Manchuria.
  2. the language of the Nanays.
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Also called Goldi, Gold.
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Historical Examples

  • Un plano del rio Nanay desde su boca hasta el término de la navegacion para vapores de poco calado debujado sobre dos pliegos.

    Life of Rear Admiral John Randolph Tucker

    James Henry Rochelle

  • The fazenda began to grow in proportion, and to spread out along the bank of the river up to its junction with the Nanay.

  • It is divided into many branches, some on the river Tigre, others on the Nanay.