tanner

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English tannere, from Old English tannere; and Old French tannour, equivalent to tan +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

tanner (plural tanners)

  1. A person whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from the name of the coin designer, John Sigismund Tanner (died 1775)

Noun[edit]

tanner (plural tanners)

  1. (Britain, colloquial) A former British coin, worth six old pence
    • George Borrow, Lavengro (Chapter XXXI)
      Lor! don't you know, dear? Why, a tanner is sixpence.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

tanner (plural tanners)

  1. A type of commercially-fished crab, Chionoecetes bairdi or Chionoecetes opilio.
    • 1979, United States. Bureau of Land Management, Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sale:
      The new plant is assumed to result in additions to the resident fleet during the tanner and dungeness crab seasons and function as a port of call for an increased number of trollers, resulting in more local seafood processing.
    • 1993, Dana Stabenow, Dead in the Water, →ISBN, page 7:
      There were a few Dungeness, a couple of blue kings and one small and indignant squid, but mostly the pot was filled with tanners, Chionoecetes bairdi & Chionoecetes opilio.
    • 1993, Spike Walker, Working on the Edge, →ISBN:
      We had come here to catch tanner crab, which the Japanese were buying up as fast as we could catch them.

Adjective[edit]

tanner

  1. comparative form of tan: more tan
    • Jasmine Rodriguez, Hematite (page 173)
      He was a lot tanner than I remembered, or maybe he just looked darker because of the change of light.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tanner (genitive tandri, partitive tandrit)

  1. Alternative form of tander

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Veps tandreh. Cognate to Karelian tanner, Karelian tannar, Veps tandar, Veps tandarta (to tread down), Veps hard tamped place, Estonian tanderdada (id., dialectal), Estonian tandermik (playground), Proto-Samic *tuontër (a kind of mountain in Lapland)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tanner

  1. field
  2. ground
  3. hard tamped soil or snow
  4. yard
  5. open flat area

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Derived terms[edit]

  • tannertaa (to tread down, tread tough) (dialectal)

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References[edit]

Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. →ISBN.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tan +‎ -er

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Verb[edit]

tanner

  1. (transitive) to tan (in leather-making)

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

tanner

  1. Alternative form of taner

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-nn, *-nns, *-nnt are modified to n, ns, nt. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic تَنُّور(tannūr).

Noun[edit]

tanner (definite accusative tanneri, plural tannerler)

  1. plate
  2. dish

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