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

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Tann

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

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

Tann m (genitive Tannes or Tanns, plural Tanne)

  1. (poetic) A forest of fir trees.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • Tann” in Duden online