tala


1ta·la

noun \ˈtä-lə\

Definition of TALA

:  one of the ancient traditional rhythmic patterns of South Asian music — compare raga

Origin of TALA

Sanskrit tāla, literally, hand-clapping
First Known Use: 1891

Rhymes with TALA

2ta·la

noun \ˈtä-lə, -(ˌ)lä\
plural tala

Definition of TALA

— see money table

Origin of TALA

Samoan, from English dollar
First Known Use: 1967

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