taan

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See also: tån and tään

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi तान(tān)/Urdu تان‎.

Noun[edit]

taan (plural taans)

  1. (music) A rapid melodic vocal technique in raga singing.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 147:
      Her voice was steady as a surgeon's hand. When it zigzagged, it was because she wanted to take a taan that slithered like a snake as it flashed past, progressing sideways across the sand.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taan f (uncountable)

  1. tan, liquid containing tannic acid used for tanning.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taan

  1. Genitive singular form of taka.

Anagrams[edit]


Noone[edit]

Noun[edit]

taan (plural táán)

  1. ash

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Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

taan

  1. layer
  2. fold

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ta +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

taan (plural taans)

  1. opponent, antagonist

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Yucatec Maya[edit]

Noun[edit]

táan

  1. (anatomy) chest