- From Bengali টাকা (ṭaka) (Wiktionary)
- Bengali ṭākā, from Sanskrit ṭaṅkaḥ, stamped coin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Sometimes, in token of the final determination of an affair, they cut a notch in a post, before the chiefs, which they call taka kayu.”
“Tiki-taka is back!" cheered the cover of the Seville-based sports daily Estadio Deportivo, "Sevilla produce high-class football, recover the touch that made them powerful under Juande Ramos, win back the fans, and comfortably beat a direct rival in the battle for a Champions League place." ”
“It was 600 taka, which is 10 dollars, and its all handmade and really cool.”
“I spent half my monthy wage in one hour at one store...3000 taka, which is like 50 bucks.”
“Thats double extra large, and they dont come no bigger. and even those are hard to find. peace corps tells us we have to dress nicely, even to go to class, which basically means no t-shirts or shorts, so i got like 6 of these shirts. the price range is ridiuclous here. the most i paid for any shirt was like 140 taka, which is about 2 dollars and 30 cents. and its a pretty nice shirt. oh, speaking of price ranges that brings me to the rickshaws. by the way, there is going to be a lot of stuff i forget, but i need to get this introductory e-mail out b/c theres been so much going on and so much to tell about.”
“It is estimated that about 15,000 million taka which is equivalent to $215m will be generated from these six operators annually.”
“Factory owners pay them about 400 to 700 taka (10 USD) a month, while an adult worker earns up to 5,000 taka per month.”
“Sikder fled the next morning to Dhaka where he makes about 250 taka a day.”
“Arshadul Islam, an official in the expatriates' welfare and overseas employment ministry, said each returnee would be given a cash grant of 50,000 taka £414.”
“Przede wszystkim powstał on jako narzędzie dla specjalistów i taka opinia się za nim ciągnie pomimo, że jego obsługa w obecnych czasach jest moim zdaniem łatwiejsza od konkurencji. "system dla geeków" stał się synonimem tego systemu i odpycha niedoświadczonych użytkowników, którzy zakładają, że nie poradzą sobie z jego obsługą.”
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