Tann

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See also: tann, tann-, tánn, tâʹnn, and tånn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German surname, from a rare literary word meaning "forest" (see below).

Proper noun[edit]

Tann

  1. A surname​.
  2. A municipality of Hesse, Germany
  3. A municipality of Bavaria
  4. A village in Switzerland

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tan(n) (forest), probably from the root of Tanne (fir).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tan/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -an

Noun[edit]

Tann m (genitive Tannes or Tanns, plural Tanne)

  1. (poetic) A forest of fir trees.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “den1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

Further reading[edit]

  • Tann” in Duden online