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.

Origin of anna

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

Definition 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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Word Origin and History for anna

Anna


fem. proper name, from Latin Anna, from Greek Anna, from Hebrew Hannah, literally "grace, graciousness" (see Hannah).

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