What does tanka mean?

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tanka

    tan′ka, n. the boat population of Canton, inhabiting permanently the so-called tanka-boats, about 25 feet long.—Also Tan′kia.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanka in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. tankatankatanka

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