noun (pl) pataka
(NZ) a building on stilts, used for storing provisions
[pah-tuhn] /ˈpɑ tʌn/ noun 1. .
[puh-tuhn-juh-lee] /pəˈtʌn dʒə li/ noun 1. flourished late 2nd century b.c, Indian scholar and philosopher: sometimes regarded as the founder of yoga.
[pat-uh-fiz-iks] /ˌpæt əˈfɪz ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a supposed branch of philosophy or science that studies imaginary phenomena beyond the realm of metaphysics; the science of imaginary solutions.
a city on the south-west coast of Lycia at which Paul landed on his return from his third missionary journey (Acts 21:1, 2). Here he found a larger vessel, which was about to sail across the open sea to the coast of Phoenicia. In this vessel he set forth, and reached the city of Tyre […]