Origin of nanHindi and Urdu n?n from Persian
- (computing) not a number
nan - Computer Definition
(Not A Number) An undefined value, mostly occurring when a non-floating point number is computed by a floating point operation. For example, special characters are placed in the result field for a "quiet NaN," which the application can detect, or the floating point unit (FPU) can create a "signaling NaN" by causing an interrupt ("throwing an exception"). See floating point and math coprocessor.
- 24.3; Nan, A6yos, Ipovjvcs, Eocaia, Duvaµcs; according to Clemens, Strom.
- The provincial capital is Nan-ch'ang Fu, on the Kan Kiang, about 35 m.
- YUN -NAN FU, the capital of the province of Yun-nan, China, in 25° 6' N., 102° 52' E.
- The native dynasty (Ming) which supplanted them established their residence at Nan-king ("South Court"), but this proved so inconvenient that Yunglo, the third sovereign of the dynasty, reoccupied Ta-tu, giving it then, for the first time, the name of Pe-king ("North Court").
- The whole province is traversed in a south-westerly and north-easterly direction by the Nan-shan ranges.