Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A New Zealand laurineous tree, Beilschmiedia (Nesodaphne) Tawa, 60 or 70 feet high, but inferior as timber.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At my cousin's wedding some five years back, the most popular dish was a mixed vegetable fry prepared entirely on the 'tawa' griddle.

    Musical Cooking - Paneer Tawa Masala

  • No matter what they tell you must never forget the one fundamental operating philosophy (tawa) behind their words.

    Jamyang Norbu: Remembering Tibet's Freedom Fighters

  • No matter what they tell you must never forget the one fundamental operating philosophy tawa behind their words.

    Jamyang Norbu: Remembering Tibet's Freedom Fighters

  • Considering the Luwian stem tawa-, it makes more sense that it was Latin that borrowed the Etruscan word and that this verb is much older than Etruscan, probably stemming right back to the Proto-Aegean parent which I situate in the Aegean islands, Western Turkey and Cyprus.

    The Minoan word for 'eye'

  • In this case, it might have arisen through the path *tawa - *tau - *to DO.

    The Minoan word for 'eye'

  • First off, what was immediately shocking to me was that I wasn't even aware of Luwian tawa- 'eye' when I supplied the value of 'to see, to behold' and also 'to make see; to show' to the apparent verb root *tau.

    The Minoan word for 'eye'

  • At the age of 55 years I have yet to get my voters card like a chappati on the tawa burnt dark brown those who issue the voter card gone out of town...to cast their vote in their hometown...democracy weeps face down.. as it waits for the final count down, party .heads in line for Maharashtra's crown

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Iyan ay hindi sosyalismo; na ang isang konsepto sa pananalapi kaya katawa-tawa bilang upang lumaban pagkamaykatwiran.

    ideonexus.com »2009» Hulyo

  • They could have become bigger and bigger but then I had to stop as that's all my poLpaat - rolling board and tawa - griddle could hold!

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • I hv coconut pwder so wd attempt this recipe..no tawa but on simple one..loved the color n shape of it..

    Appam/Spring Hoppers from The Waterfall Cafe

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