pa'anga

noun

pa·​'an·​ga pä-ˈäŋ-gə How to pronounce pa'anga (audio)
-ˈäŋ-ə
plural pa'anga or pa'angas
the basic monetary unit of Tonga see Money Table

Word History

Etymology

Tongan, literally, seed from a species of vine

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pa'anga was in 1966

Dictionary Entries Near pa'anga

Cite this Entry

“Pa'anga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pa%27anga. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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