Words starting with T

Words that start with T

Ten terrified turtles went traipsing through the turnips in Tennessee.

Animals starting with TAnimals
Food starting with TFood
Photo of a Scottish thistlePlants
Adjectives that start with TAdjectives
Verbs that start with TVerbs
Countries that start with TCountries
Cities that start with TCities
Jobs that start with TJobs
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Taipei

Photo of Taipei, Taiwan
Photo by Alex Graves
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Taipei is the capital of Taiwan. It has a population of around 7 million.

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Taiwan

Photo of the Taiwanese flag
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Taiwan is an island country off the coat of China. In its past, it has been a part of both China and Japan. The capital of Taiwan is Taipei. People in Taiwan speak Mandarin.

Photo of the Taj Mahal
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The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum in India. It was built between 1632 and 1648 by the emperor Shah Jahan for his third wife Mumtaz Mahal. She died during the birth of their 14th child.

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Talc

Talc is the softest stone there is. It can be ground up and turned into talcum powder. The chemical composition of talc is hydrated magnesium silicate. Talc is typically found as a translucent grey-green stone.

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Talk

Talking is making words with your mouth and tongue. When babies are born they cannot talk, and they gradually learn how to talk in the first few years of their life.

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Tall

Something is tall if the top of it is much higher up than the top of similar things. The person wearing the scarf on the left of the picture is taller than the other person in the picture. Giraffes and basketball players are tall.

The opposite of tall is short.

Tallahassee is the capital of the state of Florida. The population of the wider metropolitan area of Tallahassee is around 350,000.

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Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia. It has a population of around 416,000.

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Tamarind

Photo of tamarinds
Photo by Ton Rulkens
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Scientific name: tamarindus indica

Tamarind is a tropical tree that grows fruit in pods. Tamarinds are used as an ingredient in a number of sauces, chutneys and in numerous other dishes.

Photo of a tambourine.
Photo by Sarah Lloyd
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A tambourine is a percussion instrument. It is usually round or a half-circle, with pairs of small metal jingles called zils around the edge. It usually has a drum surface too.
You can play the tambourine by just shaking it to make it jingle, by hitting it against your leg, by tapping it with your hand or many other ways.