Definitions for tankaˈtɑŋ kə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tanka(noun)

    a form of Japanese poetry; the 1st and 3rd lines have five syllables and the 2nd, 4th, and 5th have seven syllables

  2. tanka(noun)

    a Tibetan religious painting on fabric


  1. tanka(Noun)

    a Tibetan painting of the Buddha on fabric.

  2. tanka(Noun)

    a strong, forceful expression

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tanka(noun)

    a kind of boat used in Canton. It is about 25 feet long and is often rowed by women. Called also tankia

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