- a repeated rhythmic pattern of stressed and unstressed beats played on a percussion instrument in Indian music.
Origin of tala1
- a paper money, cupronickel or silver coin, and monetary unit of Western Samoa, equal to 100 sene.
Origin of tala2
Examples from the Web for tala
Historical Examples of tala
This last anecdote, by Nelson, appears to be contradicted by Hay of Tala.The Mystery of Mary Stuart
Within a few days, Donnegan related, everybody was nipping on the tala.
Why did they come into the clearing when they drank the tala?
We had not yet got a clear idea of the nature of Tala Mungongo.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
Tala and Langi returned to Pulotu and told about their ill-usage.Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before
- the standard monetary unit of Samoa, divided into 100 sene