tala

1
[tah-luh]

Origin of tala

1
1890–95; < Sanskrit tāla; compare Hindi tāl

tala

2
[tah-luh]
noun, plural ta·la.
  1. a paper money, cupronickel or silver coin, and monetary unit of Western Samoa, equal to 100 sene.

Origin of tala

2
1965–70; < Samoan tālā < English dollar
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tala

noun
  1. the standard monetary unit of Samoa, divided into 100 sene
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