noun, plural tan·na·im [Sephardic Hebrew tah-nah-eem; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tah-nah-im]. /Sephardic Hebrew tɑ nɑˈim; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tɑˈnɑ ɪm/. (often initial capital letter)Judaism.
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Origin of tanna
OTHER WORDS FROM tannatan·na·i·tic [tah-nuh-it-ik], /ˌtɑ nəˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for tanna
I am told he pushed Kate to put the fear of God into the already weakened paparazzi by suing Tanna, the photographer, personally.
In his pictures, the whisperers note, she is always smiling, and Tanna seems to have a refined knowledge of where she will be.
So severe are the legal threats against Tanna he has put a virtual moratorium on his royal pictures.
The Captain of a vessel, having seen me, called at Tanna, and spoke of me as in all probability dead by that time.
On the contrary, they much resemble many of the inhabitants whom I have seen at the islands Tanna and Mallicolla.
There, by his mighty strength, he heaved the volcano to the top of a high mountain in Tanna, where it remains to this day.
Two young fools, returning from Tanna with muskets, attempted twice to shoot a man in sheer wantonness and display of malice.
Their canoes were much like those of Tanna, and navigated in the same manner, or nearly so.