tanka

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See also: Tanka, tanke, tänka, tenke, and tænke

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Japanese 短歌 (tanka たんか, short song), from Middle Chinese (twán "short") + (ka "song") (compare Mandarin duǎngē 短歌).

Noun[edit]

tanka

  1. a form of Japanese verse in five lines of 5,7,5,7,7 morae
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese 啖呵 (tanka).

Noun[edit]

tanka

  1. a strong, forceful expression
  2. a Tibetan painting of the Buddha on fabric.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanka (plural tankas)

  1. A kind of boat used in Canton, about 25 feet long and often rowed by women.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of S. W. Williams to this entry?)
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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanka

  1. tanka (Japanese verse)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tanka

  1. rōmaji reading of たんか

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English tank.

Verb[edit]

tanka (present tense tankar, past tense tanka, past participle tanka, passive infinitve tankast, present participle tankande, imperative tanka/tank)

  1. tank (put fuel into a tank)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanka c

  1. (archaic) thought; an antiquated female-gender form of tanke
    ... på Månan, och har gifvit anledning till den oriktiga tankan att där finnas eldsprutande berg.
    ... on the Moon, and has given occasion to the incorrect thought that it has fire-spouting mountains.

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Verb[edit]

tanka

  1. to refuel; to fill a tank with fuel
  2. (slang) to drink large quantities of alcohol; to booze

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