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Hindustani मसाला (masālā) / مسالا (masālā, “spice(s)”), from Persian مصالح (maṣālih, “affairs, materials, spices”), plural of مصلحت (maṣlahat, “affair, policy, best thing to do”), both from Arabic, derived from صَلَحَ (ṣalaḥa, “be fit, competent, usable”).

  1. Any of many blends of spices used in Indian cuisine, most often containing cardamom, coriander, mace together with pepper, nutmeg, fennel seeds, jeera etc.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Masala

Daniele was born on February 12th, 1955 in Rome, Italy.


Florin was born on August 14th, 1933. They died on June 7th, 2013.


Giuliano Masala is a sports team member for the TuS Koblenz.


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  • How unique is the name Masala? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Masala was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Masala born Aug 5, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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