tangi

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tangi

(ˈtʌŋiː)
n, pl -gis
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a Māori funeral ceremony
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) informal a lamentation
[Māori]
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According to the human rights group, the 73rd Infantry Battalion-Philippine Army (IBPA) dropped six bombs at Sitio Tangis in Sanrangani and in its nearby areas after a reported encounter between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the New People's Army (NPA) last February 11.
hos quoque sex versus, in prima fronte libelli si praeponendos esse putabis, babe: 'orba parente suo quicumque volumina tangis, his saltem vestra detur in urbe locus.
Newell reduced staffing to cut down on the rate at which Tangis was burning through capital.
Soon, however, and naturally enough, the father of sin returned to sloth and obstinacy, and Martin hurried him again with repeated signs of the Cross, till, twitched and stung to the quick by those crossings so hateful to him, the vexed and tired reprobate uttered the following distich in a rage:</p> <pre> Signa te, signa; temere me tangis et angis, Roma tibi subito motibus ibit amor.