Taal


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Taal

 (täl)
n.

[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch tāle, speech; see del- in Indo-European roots.]

taal

(tɑːl)
n
(Languages) the taal South African language: usually, by implication, Afrikaans
[Afrikaans from Dutch]

Taal

(tɑːˈɑːl)
n
(Placename) an active volcano in the Philippines, on S Luzon on an island in the centre of Lake Taal. Height: 300 m (984 ft). Area of lake: 243 sq km (94 sq miles)
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Noun1.Taal - an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
Dutch - the West Germanic language of the Netherlands
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Governor Vilma Santos-Recto ordered a backhoe to assist workers, who have worked non-stop to clear an estimated 800 tonnes of dead milkfish (bangus), biya, and tilapia that have been floating in Taal Lake, off Batangas, since Friday, the Inquirer said.
Hierdie oorskryding, hierdie vloei of ontploffing, vind juis daar plaas waar taal faal.
Birmingham manager Steve Bruce and Senegal FA official Lule Taal have rubbished claims that Aliou Cisse wants to leave the club - Bruce believes Ferdinand Coly is adjusting to the Premiership
Supporters have suggested on an internet site that Cisse may not return to St Andrew's, but Taal said he would soon be available to Steve Bruce again.
The mystical view of Taal, the world's smallest volcano, and its surrounding lake, has a magic or charm that makes people extend their stay or keep coming back.
Chef Jayme has also worked very hard on the relaunch of Veranda, the all-day buffet dining for in-house guests of Taal Vista Hotel, whose interiors are now brighter, more charming and welcoming; as well as the room service menu of the hotel.
In hierdie fase van ontwikkeling het die jong kind nog nie toegang tot taal nie ("infant" beteken letterlik "spraakloos"), en is die sogenaamde "drifte" bepalend vir dit wat die "chora" genoem word.
Mian Saeed Ahmed told the media that police intercepted a suspicious truck on Taal Road near Hangu.
Ook in "Huis vol stilte / House of silence" word die gebrekkigheid van taal, "harde woorde" waaraan "ongemaklik, soos met valstande" gekou word, die metafoor vir die moeilike interaksie tussen twee mense wie se "sinne verstrooi op papiere" is.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development will help all evacuees, said Lacierda, adding that government officials had asked residents to voluntarily leave the area around Taal, a scenic conglomerate of volcanoes surrounded by Batangas lake.
John Locke, 'n taalteoretikus uit die 17de eeu, word algemeen beskou as 'n baanbreker en denker wat hom besonderlik, vanwee sy siening van die onvolkomenheid van taal as instrument, besig gehou het met wyses waarop taal gebruik en verstaan word sodat die manier waarop sprekers/skrywers deur hoorders/lesers verkeerd verstaan word, reggestel kan word (Taylor, 1997:82-83).
Galleria Taal in his hometown houses the biggest and rarest collection of vintage cameras in the Philippines.