n. name given to sardines of several species. -in- v. solve a problem by counting or by looking at and manipulating something representing the thing counted (analogous to the way tamban are sold—by counting out each piece individually). Tinambana (itinamban) pagkwinta, Reckon it by tallying or counting on your fingers; n. method of counting by manipulation of pieces. paN- v. fish for tamban; n. occupation of fishing for tamban. panalamban, pangtamban see paN-, n.