tonga

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See also: Tonga and tố nga

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hindi टाँगा ‎(tanga).

Alternative forms[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tonga ‎(plural tongas)

  1. (India) A light, two-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage used for transportation in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
    • 1890, Plain Tales from the Hills, Rudyard Kipling
      Coming up along the Cart-Road a tonga passed me, and my pony, tired with standing so long, set off at a canter.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tonga

Noun[edit]

tonga ‎(uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A drug useful in neuralgia, derived from a Fijian plant supposed to be of the aroid genus Epipremnum.

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

tonga

  1. Tongan (language)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tonga (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative tonga
genitive tongan
partitive tongaa
illative tongaan
singular plural
nominative tonga
accusative nom.? tonga
gen. tongan
genitive tongan
partitive tongaa
inessive tongassa
elative tongasta
illative tongaan
adessive tongalla
ablative tongalta
allative tongalleˣ
essive tongana
translative tongaksi
instructive
abessive tongatta
comitative

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

  • Chinese: iingau — 音高 (yīn gāo)
  • English: tontone
  • Hindi: tanतान (tāna)
  • Spanish: tontono
  • Arabic: tanak

Pronunciation[edit]

Gismu[edit]

tonga ‎(rafsi tog or to'a)

  1. tone; x1 is a tone/note of frequency/pitch x2 from source x3.

See also[edit]


Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Malayo-Polynesian, compare Indonesian tengah

Noun[edit]

tonga

  1. south

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonga m (uncountable)

  1. Tongan (Austronesian language spoken in Tonga)

Synonyms[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

tonga

  1. a kind of yam

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

tonga ‎(definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. (slang) cheating, trick