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Tama

 

(self-designation, Tamok), a people living on both sides of the border of the Democratic Republic of the Sudan and the Republic of Chad, northeast and southeast of the city of Abéché. Together with the related Merarit (self-designation, Abir), Sungor, and Kibet tribes, they number more than 200,000 (1970, estimate). The Tama language is related to the languages of the Central and Eastern Sudanic groups; some Tama speak Arabic. The Tama are Muslims. Their main occupations are farming (millet, wheat, and rice) and livestock raising.

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Setting off with few supplies and a sailing vessel that is essentially a homemade windsurfing board, Tama eventually washes up on yet another island, badly sunburned and dehydrated.
Kasi ang 'I Juander,' sinasabi kung ano ang tama, may iniiwan ding aral sa culture, tradition, at arts.
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Khari-om , khanin tamas ka io lapiro-e to go sisenio.
So far Tama says Cone has encountered everything from "openness to critique" to "blind nationalism.
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Kung ano lang ang tama sa iyo, gawin mo,' he recounted telling Paolo on Sunday night.
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Julia, Clang, Katrina, Faye, Dane, Nico at sa iba pa, napatunayan niyo sakin na tama ang katagang "quality over quantity", siguro nga'y di kayo karamihan, pero alam ko na bawat isa sa inyo ay maaasahan at mapagkakatiwalaan ko, kaya salamat
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