talking drum

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talking drum

n.
A small West African drum, played with a curved stick and having a membrane stretched over one end or both ends of a narrow-waisted wooden frame by cords whose tension can be manually altered to vary the drum's tonality as it is played. Also called dundun.
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Kokoro Gangan - the one famously called the Scorpion of Ode Iwoye - was the first Leopard installed in Oyo.
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Dearly loved husband of Debbie, loving father and father-in-law of Stephen and Clare, Lauren and Dan, and Christopher and cherished Gangan to Ewan and Laya.
He says: "They call me Gangan, which sounds like a disease of the mouth.
The derivational paradigms of strong verbs with more than ten mutated derivatives include beran 'to bear' (65), drincan 'to drink' (40), faran 2 'to die' (33), hweorfan 'to turn' (33), cwelan 'to die' (29), slean 1/2 'to strike' (28), brecan 'to break' (27), cuman 1/2 'to come' (23), bindan 'to bind' (22), blican 'to glitter' (21), breotan 'to break in pieces' (21), bugan 'to bow' (21), gangan 1 'to go' (21), brinnan 'to burn' (19), biernan 'to burn' (15), ceosan 'to choose' (15), fon 'to take' (14), wrecan 'to drive' (12), buan 'to dwell' (11), calan 'to grow cool or cold' (11), grafan 'to dig' (11), ridan 1/2 'to ride' (11), secan 1 'to seek' (11) and wacan 'to awake' (11).
Anjum Habib Vohra today inquired about the health of nurses of General Hospital and Mayo Hospital admitted at Sir Gangan Ram Hospital.
bata, omele, gangan, ibembe, gbedu--all different kinds of Yoruba drums--convey meaning by the vocal realization of their names.
When it comes to patents and publications per million of population, India is far behind developed countries and even falls behind others in the BRIC ( Brazil, Russia, India China) group", pointed out Dr Gangan Prathap, director of the National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources.
Se cree que la primera version del cuento ya estaba preparada en el ano 1739 con el titulo de Viaje del Baron de Gangan.
This is the third time for Taiwan Cement to acquire China's medium- and small-sized cement plants so far this year, following the acquisition of Gangan cement plant and Scitus Cement (China) Holdings in Guizhou province.