- Afrikaans (usually preceded by the).
Origin of Taal1
1895–1900; < Afrikaans < Dutch taal language, speech; cognate with tale
- an active volcano in the Philippines, on SW Luzon, on an island in Taal Lake: eruptions 1749, 1873, 1911. 1050 feet (320 meters).
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Examples from the Web for taal
He had settled in Taal, and was held to be a perfect genius, for he could mend a clock!
Taal Volcano is in the island of the Bombon Lake referred to above.
The road from Taal to Balayan was impassable for a while on account of the quantity of lava.
Taal (Batangas) also produces a special make of cotton stuffs.
There was a duel there between the Taal, a corrupt form of Dutch, and English.Third class in Indian railways
- the taal Southern African language: usually, by implication, Afrikaans
Afrikaans from Dutch
- an active volcano in the Philippines, on S Luzon on an island in the centre of Lake Taal . Height: 300 m (984 ft). Area of lake: 243 sq km (94 sq miles)
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