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    Question 'nangreave' as a word?!

    Hi there,
    I was just watching an interview from Roger Waters in which he's talking about how an evolution has taken place in one of his albums...in part of his speech he says:

    ...in the intervening years since 1979 I've realised that this can be seen as a (/nʌnəgri:v/ or /nɒngri:v/) for the way that nations and religions and contrasting political ideologies still live with each other...

    Would anyone please tell me what that word could possibly be?




    Many thanks!

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    Re: 'nangreave' as a word?!

    Are you sure it wasn't "an angreave"?
    Of course, I have no idea what that might mean either. But it might suggest something else to someone.

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    Re: 'nangreave' as a word?!

    I'm really confused! It might be what you suggested but I have no idea what it means... :(

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    Re: 'nangreave' as a word?!

    The words seem to be an allegory (in BrE pronunciation.)
    Last edited by riquecohen; 17-Mar-2012 at 19:54.

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    #6

    Re: 'nangreave' as a word?!

    It's clearly "an allegory". Thanks for the glimpse of BBC Persian, Merhgan, it was a first for me.

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    #7

    Re: 'nangreave' as a word?!

    You're welcome, and many thanks for the reply dear bhaisahab. :)

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