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anna

[ ah-nuh ]
/ ˈɑ nə /
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noun
a former cupronickel coin of Pakistan, the 16th part of a rupee: last issued in 1960.
a former cupronickel coin of India, the 16th part of a rupee.
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Origin of anna

First recorded in 1720–30, anna is from the Hindi word ānā

Other definitions for anna (2 of 2)

Anna
[ an-uh ]
/ ˈæn ə /

noun
Douay Bible. Hannah.
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “grace.”
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British Dictionary definitions for anna

anna
/ (ˈænə) /

noun
a former Indian copper coin, worth one sixteenth of a rupee

Word Origin for anna

C18: from Hindi ānā
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