Utu


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utu

(ˈuːtuː)
n
1. (Commerce) compensation or reward
2. revenge or retribution
3. (Commerce) payment, price, or money
[Māori]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.Utu - sun god; counterpart of Akkadian Shamash
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
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"Ka nui te mihi ki te Ranginui 12 Trust e whakapau kaha nei ki te ata whakarite e taea ai e a ratou whanau te whai wahi atu ki nga whare haumaru, ahakoa te nui o te utu ki te hoko, ki te rihi whare ranei i te rohe.
Editorial Note: Witchdoctor Utu is best known as the founder of the world-renowned Pagan drum troupe, the Dragon Ritual Drummers.
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Dumuzid, in each of these narratives (Table 1), appeals to the sun god Utu to endow him with specific theriomorphic features that will allow him to escape his netherworld pursuers: the sun god, in each case, hears the appeal and grants the requested boon.
The union represents 2,300 Amtrak conductors and their assistants, who must ratify the agreement, Frank Wilner, a UTU spokesman, said yesterday.
Canadian National Railway Company (CN) announced that it has reached a tentative settlement with the United Transportation Union (UTU).
Endacott said: 'There's a little word called 'utu' that we'll be thinking about.
The bargaining impasse between the UTU and CP/Soo had lasted so long that what had been the last chapter of the 1988 round of bargaining had become the first chapter of the 1995 round.