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anna

[ah-nuh] /ˈɑ nə/
noun
1.
a former cupronickel coin of Pakistan, the 16th part of a rupee: last issued in 1960.
2.
a former cupronickel coin of India, the 16th part of a rupee.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Hindi ānā

Anna

[an-uh] /ˈæn ə/
noun
1.
Douay Bible. Hannah.
2.
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “grace.”.
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anna

/ˈænə/
noun
1.
a former Indian copper coin, worth one sixteenth of a rupee
Word Origin
C18: from Hindi ānā
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Anna

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

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anna in Technology
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ANNA

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anna in the Bible

grace, an aged widow, the daughter of Phanuel. She was a "prophetess," like Miriam, Deborah, and Huldah (2 Chr. 34:22). After seven years of married life her husband died, and during her long widowhood she daily attended the temple services. When she was eighty-four years old, she entered the temple at the moment when the aged Simeon uttered his memorable words of praise and thanks to God that he had fulfilled his ancient promise in sending his Son into the world (Luke 2:36, 37).

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