तान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem of तानना (tānnā, to pull). Likely also conflated with the borrowing of Sanskrit तान (tā́na).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

तान (tānm

  1. (Hindustani classical music) taan: a kind of singing technique
  2. (music) tone; sound, note
    • 2017 October 14, “फ्रेशर्स पार्टी में पाश्चात्य संगीत के साथ देशी तड़के पर झूमे एमबीबीएस छात्र [At the Fresher's Party MBBS students dance to Western music with a Desi twist]”, in Hindustan[1], Kanpur:
      गाने की तान छेड़ी तो सीटियों से उनका स्वागत हुआ।
      gāne kī tān cheṛī to sīṭiyõ se unkā svāgat huā.
      When he finally ended the note of the song he was greeted with whistling.
  3. stretching; tension, tautness
    Synonym: खिंचाव (khiñcāv)

Declension[edit]

Declension of तान
Singular Plural
Direct तान (tān) तान (tān)
Oblique तान (tān) तानों (tānõ)
Vocative तान (tān) तानो (tāno)

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Konkani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maharastri Prakrit 𑀢𑀡𑁆𑀳𑀸 (taṇhā), from Sanskrit तृष्णा (tṛ́ṣṇā), from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry). Cognate with Marathi तहान (tahān), English thirst.

Noun[edit]

तान (tān) (Latin script taan, Kannada script ತಾನ)

  1. thirst

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *tā́nas, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *tā́nas, from Proto-Indo-European *tónos, from *ten- (to stretch, extend). Cognate with Ancient Greek τόνος (tónos), Ossetian тӕн (tæn). Compare also English tone, a Latin borrowing, ultimately from Ancient Greek.

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Noun[edit]

तान (tā́nam

  1. fibre
  2. tone
  3. monotonous tone (in reciting, एक-श्रुति)
  4. an object of sense (or = तात्पर्य, compare एक-)

Declension[edit]

Masculine a-stem declension of तान (tā́na)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative तानः
tā́naḥ
तानौ
tā́nau
तानाः / तानासः¹
tā́nāḥ / tā́nāsaḥ¹
Vocative तान
tā́na
तानौ
tā́nau
तानाः / तानासः¹
tā́nāḥ / tā́nāsaḥ¹
Accusative तानम्
tā́nam
तानौ
tā́nau
तानान्
tā́nān
Instrumental तानेन
tā́nena
तानाभ्याम्
tā́nābhyām
तानैः / तानेभिः¹
tā́naiḥ / tā́nebhiḥ¹
Dative तानाय
tā́nāya
तानाभ्याम्
tā́nābhyām
तानेभ्यः
tā́nebhyaḥ
Ablative तानात्
tā́nāt
तानाभ्याम्
tā́nābhyām
तानेभ्यः
tā́nebhyaḥ
Genitive तानस्य
tā́nasya
तानयोः
tā́nayoḥ
तानानाम्
tā́nānām
Locative ताने
tā́ne
तानयोः
tā́nayoḥ
तानेषु
tā́neṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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