tanka englannista suomeksi
(alternative form of)
A coin and unit of currency of varying value, formerly used in parts of India and Central Asia.
1994, Stephen Frederic Dale, ''Indian Merchants and Eurasian Trade, 1600-1750'', p. 29:
- In Uzbek Turan Shah Rukh's tanka remained the standard silver coin and weighed an average of slightly more than 5 g throughout the sixteenth century.
1997, (w), ''Cuckold'', HarperCollins 2013, p. 42:
- The last of the gifts was fifteen horses with velvet and jewelled trappings and one hundred thousand tankas in cash.
2011, Najaf Haider, in Irfan Habib (Ed.), ''Economic History of Medieval India, 1200-1500'', Vol. VIII part 1, p. 152:
- A major shift in the usage of silver and billion coinage came about in the second quarter of the fourteenth century when Muḥammad Tughluq, after striking the ''ṭanka'' of 169.8 grains in the beginning, replaced it with a coin of lower weight (144 grains) called ''‘adli'', which was then treated as the standard ''ṭanka''.
tanka (Japanese verse)
tank (put fuel into a tank)
''... på Månan, och har gifvit anledning till den oriktiga tankan att där finnas eldsprutande berg.''
... on the Moon, and has given occasion to the incorrect thought that it has fire-spouting mountains.
to drink large quantities of alcohol; to booze
to download large quantities of data