taata

taata

(ˈtata)
n
E African a child's word for father
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Ndi zanna guie ne zanna guidxi ma ca cului ni guca gazi naa que zutide ndi nabidxi zaxudxe taata cadi laa si.
Espoon kaupunki ei voi sitoutua tiettyihin hankintamriin sopimuskauden aikana eik voi taata tietty kvijmr tai myyntimr sopimuskauden aikana.
38) See, for example, the work of Luc Taata, Laure Tome, and Laurence Touitou, in de Chazeaux and Fremy, 191-197, 203-205.
Palero practices are associated with individualistic healing and supernatural spells cast by a priest known as tata nganga ("chief/father healer/doctor," from Kikongo taata nganga) or a priestess called ngudi nganga ("mother healer/doctor," from Kikongo ngudi nganga).
A T7-OligodT primer (5'- AAACG ACGGC CAGTG AATTG TAATA CGACT CACTA TAGGC GC TT TTT TTT TTT TTT TTTV -3') was used in place of the poly T primer provided in the kit.
In response to my question about how it felt to be addressed as aana "grandmother" or taata "grandfather" or as "mother" or "dad", sample adults said that parents calling them by those terms made them feel important and respected as individuals.