from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dark-brown vegetable arrow-poison, used by the Hattams in New Guinea.


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  • (Of course, you could rely on shiikat al-musaafir (shee-kat al-moo-sah-feer; traveler's checks), but you may find that carrying ` umla is more convenient.)

    Arabic for Dummies

  • Exchanging Currency If you're traveling to a foreign dawla (dah-ou-lah; country), you won't get very far if you don't have the right ` umla mutadaawala (oom-lah moo-tah-dah-wahlah; currency), or ` umla (oom-lah) for short.

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  • You can exchange ` umla at a number of different places.

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