bata bata

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad

Usage(s):

  1. Historically, butter is a reminder of Japan's first contacts with the West the islanders complained that the foreigners were bata-kusai, that is, "butter-stinkers.
  2. Valdes, 57, is also the leader of the Cuban rock band Irakere, a group that draws on African rhythms and instruments (such as bata drums) and various musical genres (including .
  3. A knife is knaifu, butter is bata, scrambled eggs are sakurambu eggu, beefsteak is beefu teki, chocolate is chokoretto, a mutton chop is maton choppu, soup is soppu, a salad is .

News

  • French sailor freed after pirate attack, Nigeria says

    ABUJA (Reuters) - A French sailor was freed on Tuesday after being captured by pirates last week from his ship off the coast of Togo and taken to Nigeria, a military commander said. Pirates attacked the oil products tanker Adour on June 13, around 30 nautical miles off the coast of Togo. General Bata Dembiro, a commander in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region, said the Nigerian navy and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Hindi naman sila (Patriots) rusty dahil todo practice naman ang mga bata," said Alas. "They promised me that they will pay different from the first time they played against the Slingers."
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Louie Alas Source: GMA news.tv

  2. "Yun nga hindi naman bata ang nanay ko [pero] parang totoo nga [ang] sinasabi niya sa akin, better health pa siya than me [My mom is no longer young but I believe there is still some truth to her statement that she is in better health than I...
    on May 4, 2009 By: Corazon Aquino Source: GMA news.tv

  3. "We are supporting the bill na nagsasabing bawal ang corporal punishment para sa mga bata [corporal punishment among children is prohibited]: Mayroon naman tayong [We have] room for negotiation as far as what is allowed and what is not allowed as a...
    on Mar 22, 2009 By: Esperanza Cabral Source: GMA news.tv

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