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Open Tagalog language
Tagalog language

10,500,000 SPEAKERS Philippines Among the AUSTRONESIAN LANGUAGES of the Philippines. Tagalog happened to be the one that was spoken in the Manila

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861 - 1941)

( rəbĭn'drənät təgôr', täkʊr' ), 1861–1941, Indian author and guru, b. Calcutta (now Kolkata). Tagore came from a wealthy Bengali family. He went

Takemitsu, Tōru (Oct 8, 1930 - Feb 20, 1996)

Japanese composer. He was mainly self-taught and was initially influenced by Schoenberg, Messiaen, and musique concrète . Like other composers of his

A Tale of a Tub

A prose satire by Jonathan Swift , his first major work, written in about 1696 but published in 1704. The principal narrative is the ‘fable of the


( tăl'məd ) [Aramaic from Heb.,=learning], in Judaism, vast compilation of the Oral Law with rabbinical elucidations, elaborations, and commentaries,

Open Tamil language
Tamil language

52,000,000 SPEAKERS India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore Belonging to the family of DRAVIDIAN LANGUAGES , Tamil is the first language of the

Open The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew

One of Shakespeare's early comedies, written during the early 1590s, although there is some scholarly debate as to the exact dating. A play entitled

Tan, Amy

Amy Tan is one of the most successful, well-known American writers of Asian ancestry. She is the author of The Joy Luck Club (1989), The Kitchen God’s


Japanese verse form consisting of 31 syllables arranged in five lines in the sequence 5, 7, 5, 7, 5. The classic form of Japanese poetry, the tanka

Tarski, Alfred (1902 - 1983)

Mathematician, logician, and philosopher of logic, born in Warsaw, Poland and educated there in mathematics. He studied logic with L eśniewski , Jan