from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hind. myth., the subterranean or infernal region, in several subregions or stories, supposed to be inhabited by various classes of supernatural beings, especially nāgas or serpents.
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Hona ho kenyeletsa leho gaoleloa kapa ho patala tshelete etlase.
E bontsha bohlokoa le boikarabello ba monga tulo ho patala di "Rates" a leng teng kapa a leng siko.
E bontsha ka moo tulo tse lokelang ho patala "Rateable Properties" di lokelwang ho kolokiswa ho "Roll" (Listed on the Roll) le dintlha tse amanang le ditulo tseo le beng ba tsona.
And on her lips, on which formerly flowered the purest French, I heard several times a day, “Et patati patall patata patala.”
When he read it to two pundits from Nuddea, he told Fuller in his journal of that month they seemed much pleased with the account of the creation, but they objected to the omission of patala, their imaginary place beneath the earth, which they thought should have been mentioned.