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tala1

[tah-luh] /ˈtɑ lə/
noun
1.
a repeated rhythmic pattern of stressed and unstressed beats played on a percussion instrument in Indian music.
Origin of tala1
1890-1895
1890-95; < Sanskrit tāla; compare Hindi tāl

tala2

[tah-luh] /ˈtɑ lə/
noun, plural tala.
1.
a paper money, cupronickel or silver coin, and monetary unit of Western Samoa, equal to 100 sene.
Origin
1965-70; < Samoan tālā < English dollar
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tala

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