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tala

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noun ta·la \ˈtä-lə\

Definition of tala

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



Origin and Etymology of tala

Sanskrit tāla, literally, hand-clapping


First Known Use: 1891

Rhymes with tala


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tala

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noun ta·la \ˈtä-lə, -(ˌ)lä\

Definition of tala

plural

tala

  1. — see money table



Origin and Etymology of tala

Samoan, from English dollar


First Known Use: 1967


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tala Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about tala


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