[Sephardic Hebrew tah-nah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tah-nah]
- one of a group of Jewish scholars, active in Palestine during the 1st and 2nd centuries a.d., whose teachings are found chiefly in the Mishnah.
Origin of tanna
From the Hebrew word tannā teacher
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Examples 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.
Yet it cannot be said that they have restored its vitality, except in Tanna.Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific
He knelt down at my side, and we prayed for each other and for Tanna.
They placed their standard on our chosen island of Tanna, the nearest to Erromanga.
The enemies of the Worship, the disturbers of the peace on Tanna!
There was at that time an Aniwan Chief on Tanna, visiting friends.