- a member of a Tungusic people, traditionally hunters and fishermen, who inhabit the lower Amur Valley in southeastern Siberia and northeastern Manchuria.
- the language of the Nanays.
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Historical Examples of nanay
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.Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon
It is divided into many branches, some on the river Tigre, others on the Nanay.