n. gold. —, pláta, mála gold, silver, bad luck: a formula for determining whether a household will have good or bad luck. As one climbs the stairs the formula is recited one word for each step. If one reaches the top with úru, the house will have exceptionally good luck; with pláta, fairly good luck; with mála, bad luck. — tsína 24-carat gold. búda di- see búda; v. 1. cover teeth with gold capping; 2. be in gold.