how to pronounce nana


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the above transcription of nana is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

nana is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of nana in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and isn't that dog Nana so funny my …”

meanings of nana


  1. A nanny.
  2. A fool.
  3. A banana.
  4. One's grandmother.


  1. A Japanese female given name from Japanese.
  2. A governess.
  3. One's grandmother.

nana frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nana occurs in english on average 5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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