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Tongan

[ tong-guhn ]
/ ˈtɒŋ gən /
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noun

a native or inhabitant of Tonga.
a Polynesian language, the language of the Tongans.

adjective

of or relating to Tonga, its people, or their language.

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Origin of Tongan

First recorded in 1890–95; Tong(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Tongan

Tongan
/ (ˈtɒŋən) /

adjective

of or relating to the kingdom of Tonga, its inhabitants, or their language

noun

a member of the people that inhabits Tonga
the language of this people, belonging to the Polynesian family
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