Research Query: Tanakh/תנ״ך

I have seen Tanakh described as "the traditional name" for the Hebrew Bible — which it seems to me cannot be right.  (That, I think, would have been Mikra.)

Can anyone point me to the history of this word?  The dictionaries assign it to "the modern period" (which seems obvious), but … who coined it and when?  How long did it take to catch on?



Michael Carasik

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