tanner

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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
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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
    • 2011, 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]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

tanner (genitive tandri, partitive tandrit)

  1. Alternative form of tander

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Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑnːer/, [ˈt̪ɑnːe̞r]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑnːer
  • Syllabification: tan‧ner

Noun[edit]

tanner

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

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tanner (Kotus type 49/askel, nt-nn gradation)
nominative tanner
tantere
tanteret
tantereet
genitive tanteren
tantereen
tanterien
tannerten
tantereiden
tantereitten
partitive tannerta
tanteretta
tanteria
tantereita
illative tantereen
tantereeseen
tanteriin
tantereisiin
tantereihin
singular plural
nominative tanner
tantere
tanteret
tantereet
accusative nom. tanner
tantere
tanteret
tantereet
gen. tanteren
tantereen
genitive tanteren
tantereen
tanterien
tannerten
tantereiden
tantereitten
partitive tannerta
tanteretta
tanteria
tantereita
inessive tanteressa
tantereessa
tanterissa
tantereissa
elative tanteresta
tantereesta
tanterista
tantereista
illative tantereen
tantereeseen
tanteriin
tantereisiin
tantereihin
adessive tanterella
tantereella
tanterilla
tantereilla
ablative tanterelta
tantereelta
tanterilta
tantereilta
allative tanterelle
tantereelle
tanterille
tantereille
essive tanterena
tantereena
tanterina
tantereina
translative tantereksi
tantereeksi
tanteriksi
tantereiksi
instructive tanterin
tanterein
abessive tanteretta
tantereetta
tanteritta
tantereitta
comitative tanterineen
tantereineen
Possessive forms of tanner (type askel)
possessor singular plural
1st person tantereni
tantereeni
tanteremme
tantereemme
2nd person tanteresi
tantereesi
tanterenne
tantereenne
3rd person tanterensa
tantereensa

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] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →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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