tama


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ta·ma

 (tä′mə)
n.
A talking drum of Senegalese origin.

[Wolof.]
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Tama 38 was originally designed by the Israeli government to strengthen and renovate old apartment buildings and make them earthquake proof.
Tama si Marcos noon (Marcos was right back then)," he added.
Ne !gai tama tanisenlgaub ge ||naetisase muhe tama khami ra u!oahe, mihe ra amaga "aorekhoe-i ge aorekhoes |guisa i" tamas ka io [double dagger]ants a tama-e aorekhoc-i i |gausa." ||Igu di ui-uixa digu ge |orose ra [double dagger]ai-ai[double dagger]nui-aihe.
The only apparent consistent emotion felt by all (other than Natsuyuki's mother-who feels nothing for anyone except herself) is the enveloping care they manifest for Tama and her litter of kittens.
The Guest Cat shares with Oh, Tama! a focus on the mundane and a concern with family.
To examine the effects of winter temperature on population fluctuations and the timing of breeding, air temperatures were used from public data recorded by the automated meteorological data acquisition system of the Japan Meteorological Agency at Fuchu, Tokyo (35[degrees]41'N, 139[degrees]29'E), located 8.4 km northeast from Tama Zoological Park.
He is part of an ill-prepared SWAT team charged with infiltrating a 15-storey apartment block, which doubles as the headquarters of notorious drug lord Tama (Ray Sahetapy) and his sadistic henchmen Andi (Doni Alamsyah) and Mad Dog (Yayan Ruhian).
The cops have one simple and admittedly difficult objective: fight their way to the top floor and destroy Tama's criminal network.
THE RAID (18) ROOKIE cop Rama (Iko Uwais) is part of an ill-prepared SWAT team charged with infiltrating a 15-storey apartment block, which doubles as the headquarters of notorious drug lord Tama (Ray Sahetapy) and his sadistic henchmen.
By Jordan Tama. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
The Tama Kosi/Rolwaling area of east-central Nepal is underlain by the exhumed mid-crustal core of the Himalaya.