pa'anga

noun
pa·​'an·​ga | \ pä-ˈäŋ-gə How to pronounce pa'anga (audio) , -ˈäŋ-ə \
plural pa'anga or pa'angas

Definition of pa'anga

the basic monetary unit of Tonga — see Money Table

First Known Use of pa'anga

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pa'anga

Tongan, literally, seed from a species of vine

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“Pa'anga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pa%27anga. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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