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taan

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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi तान/Urdu تان‎.

NounEdit

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.

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

taan

  1. Genitive singular form of taka.

AnagramsEdit


TetumEdit

NounEdit

taan

  1. layer
  2. fold

Yucatec MayaEdit

NounEdit

táan

  1. (anatomy) chest