pa'anga

[ pahng-guh, pah-ahng- ]
/ ˈpɑŋ gə, pɑˈɑŋ- /

noun

a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Tonga equal to 100 seniti.

Words nearby pa'anga

Origin of pa'anga

First recorded in 1965–70, pa'anga is from the Tongan word pa’anga orig., a kind of vine producing large, reddish, disk-shaped seeds, a seed of the vine
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British Dictionary definitions for pa'anga

pa'anga
/ (pɑːˈɑːŋɡə) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Tonga, divided into 100 seniti
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