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an·na

 (ä′nə)
n.
A copper coin formerly used in India and Pakistan.

[Hindi ānā, from Sanskrit aṇu-, small.]
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anna

(ˈænə)
n
(Currencies) a former Indian copper coin, worth one sixteenth of a rupee
[C18: from Hindi ānā]
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an•na

(ˈɑ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
a former monetary unit of India and Pakistan, equal to 1/16 of a rupee.
[1720–30; < Hindi ānā]
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Noun1.anna - a former copper coin of Pakistan and India
Indian monetary unit - monetary unit in India
Pakistani monetary unit - monetary unit in Pakistan
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I have the semblance of a beast, but Katerina Ivanovna, my spouse, is a person of education and an officer's daughter.
We have three little children and Katerina Ivanovna is at work from morning till night; she is scrubbing and cleaning and washing the children, for she's been used to cleanliness from a child.
For, though Katerina Ivanovna is full of generous feelings, she is a spirited lady, irritable and short--tempered.
"Lef Nicolaievitch," she said, "Aglaya Ivanovna has just given me a message for you."
In the first place I had, the pleasure of seeing Gavrila Ardalionovitch and Aglaya Ivanovna enjoying a rendezvous on the green bench in the park.
He was the buffoon, who went by a woman's name, Nastasya Ivanovna.
"Well, Nastasya Ivanovna!" whispered the count, winking at him.
Our dear Samovar will be delighted." (He used to call the Countess Lidia Ivanovna, well known in society, a samovar, because she was always bubbling over with excitement.) "She has been continually asking after you.
The Countess Lidia Ivanovna was a friend of her husband's, and the center of that one of the coteries of the Petersburg world with which Anna was, through her husband, in the closest relations.