See also: tån and tään

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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi तान ‎(tān)/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.

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taan f ‎(uncountable)

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

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

taan

  1. Genitive singular form of taka.

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NooneEdit

NounEdit

taan ‎(plural táán)

  1. ash

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TetumEdit

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taan

  1. layer
  2. fold

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ta +‎ -an.

NounEdit

taan ‎(plural taans)

  1. opponent, antagonist

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Yucatec MayaEdit

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táan

  1. (anatomy) chest
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