Tesak

Tesak

 

a cutting and thrusting sword. The short, wide blade is 64–72 cm long, straight or curved, and double-edged; it is attached to a cross guard. The tesak was used from the late 18th to the late 19th century by Russian infantry, artillery, and engineering forces.

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The fight against bark-beetle is a fight lost from the very beginning," says environmentalist Jergus Tesak who currently works as a freelance zoologist and fights for the preservation of a rare species of bird, the heather cock, or Western capercaillie.
Tesak explains that the problem is not so much the logging itself as the fact that it goes on in the national parks.
The Long Way and their Ga'ay allies settled in the Belayan and Kelinjau and fought against the Wehea, who were concentrated in the Telen and Wahau, until the Kutai sultan arranged a truce through the intermarriage of the Long Way paramout chief, "Raja Dinda" (Adinda), with Wehea and Long Tesak nobles (see Table 2 and 14).
In contrast, the Kong Kemul group and related subgroups (Long Tesak and others) name their children not from their direct ancestors, but at random, and they do not add the parents' name (see Tables 13 and 14).
NewcastleOs Lee Bowyer is felled by ZTS DubnicaOs Lukas Tesak in SaturdayOs 2-0 victory for the Magpies
DUBNICA: Pernis 7 - Pleva 6, Novak 6, Svestka 7, Zimen 7 - Kopacka 6 (Skultety 82) - Izvolt 6, Kiska 7 (Augustini 69, 6), Drzik 7, Tesak 7 - Adam 6 (Svikruha 86).
The impressive Igor Drzik, excelling against a Magpies midfield without new signings Scott Parker or Emre Belezoglu, floated in a delicate cross from the right, allowing Tesak to crash home a header from close range.
Tesak is one of the country's few industrialists with a reputation for treating his workers well, but when we were driven to his house I was sandwiched between two armed guards, and his mansion in the hills overlooking the capital is a fortress behind two high gates, guarded by more men with guns.
Living in the Mahakam are the Long Way (Long Bentuk and Long Tesak of Kelinjau, Long Bleh of Belayan, and also Long Lesa:n of upper Kelai), Long Nah (partly became Punan Kelai), Melean / Melan (mixed with the Long Jengean in the Kelinjau), Long Glat (of Long Lunok, Long Tuyo', and Ujoh Bilang), Long Huvung/Hubung, and Keliway.
Nevertheless, the home side did manage to drag themselves back into the contest before the break, Lukas Tesak heading home Maten Izvolt's cross to punish some loose Newcastle marking.
One was followed by the Long Way (of Long Bleh, Long Tesak, and Long Bentuk villages in Kutai; and Long Lesa:n in Berau), who had already entered the lower-middle Kayan from the Bahau-Iwan basins by about A.
Dubnica's home-grown team of locals refused to fold and mounted a spirited fight back culminating in a goal from Lukas Tesak, who throughout looked the fittest man on the pitch, in the 42nd-minute.