(noun) a former copper coin of Pakistan and India

Source: WordNet® 3.1



anna (plural annas)

A unit of currency in former British India equal to 12 pies or 1/16 rupee.


• A.A.N.N., Nana, na-na, naan, nana


Proper noun

Anna (plural Annas)

A female given name from Hebrew.

A prophetess in the New Testament.

A city in Illinois; after Anna Davie, an early settler.

A city in Texas.

A town in Voronezh, Russia.

A village in Järva, Estonia.

A village in Fars, Iran.

A village in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran.

A village in Ohio; after Anna Thirkield, an early settler.

A municipality of Valencian Community, Spain.

Usage notes

• The name or its cognates are well used in all European languages because of the medieval cult of St. Anna or Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary.

• Anna is periodically popular in the English-speaking world as a Latinate variant of Ann/Anne.


• A.A.N.N., Nana, na-na, naan, nana

Source: Wiktionary

An"na, n. Etym: [Hindi ana.]

Definition: An East Indian money of account, the sixteenth of a rupee, or about 2

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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