Tongan place names

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Kraus Reprint , New York
Geographical Names, Tonga Is
Statementby Edward Winslow Gifford
SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum. Bulletin -- 6, Bernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin -- no. 6.
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26573226M

OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the edition. Description: 2 preliminary leaves, [3] pages 2 illustrations (maps) diagram 26 cm.

Series Title. Layout (An overview of the adopted layout method for each archipelago main group. Positions are given for the centre of the place.) Subgroup archipelago. Island (all island names in boldface).

District on that island (if any, in italics). Place on that island. Genre/Form: BOOK: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gifford, Edward Winslow, Tongan place names. Honolulu, Hawaii, The Museum, Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The name "Tonga" is composed of to (to plant) and nga (a place). It also means "south." According to the most recent archaeological findings, people arrived in the archipelago from Fiji around B.C.E.

Thus, it is appropriate to translate the nation's name as "land lying in the south.". There are 34 traditional Tongan place names book titles in the modern Kingdom of all are estate holders. Twenty titles were established by Siaosi Tupou I with the Constitution of Tongan place names book he added 11 more.

Tupou II created the titles Lasike in and Veikune in Sālote Tupou III made in the title of Tupoutoʻa. In the beginning it was forbidden for a noble to have more than one title. ERIC B. SHUMWAY, translator and editor, is president of Brigham Young University-Hawaii Campus, author of Intensive Course in Tongan book & CDs, and served as president of the Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission from to Reviews: 6.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Tongan place names. no.6 Gifford, Edward Winslow, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google. names without pronunciations are excluded from results * is a wildcard that will match zero or more letters in the pronunciation.

example: *lee will match names which end with the sound lee (s) will match exactly one syllable in the pronunciation. example: (s)(s)ra will match names which have two syllables and then the sound rah (c) will match.

Tonga: Haʿapai island group The waters around the Haʿapai island group, Tonga. Tourism Tonga; Land Relief. The summit of volcanic undersea mountains forms the two roughly parallel chains of the Tongan islands. Most of the islands of the western chain are classified as high islands, because they have been raised well above sea level by repeated volcanic activity.

Other resources for the Bible in the Tongan Language; Joshua Project; ; ; Bible publication dates; First portion was published in Tongan - A Bible Books Names List to English Tongan Bible Old Testament Senesi - Genesis Ekisoto - Exodus Livitiko - Leviticus Nomipa - Numbers Teutalonome - Deuteronomy Siosiua - Joshua Fakamaau - Judges Lute - Ruth 1 Samiuela - 1 Samuel 2 Samiuela - 2 Samuel 1 Tui - 1 Kingsʻ 2 Tui - 2 Kingsʻ 1 Kalonikali - 1 Chronicles 2 Kalonikali - 2.

Our Tongan artist/instructor whipped up the linoleum carving below: (A bunch of us used it to make tee-shirts):) And finally we were ready to get down to the business of making our books. Below are photos of people hard at work. Ethan made his woven book cover out of snack chips packages. Tongan (/ ˈ t ɒ ŋ ə n / or / ˈ t ɒ ŋ ɡ ən /; lea fakatonga) is an Austronesian language of the Polynesian branch spoken in has aroundspeakers and is a national language of is a VSO (verb–subject–object) language.

Bishop Museum Bulletins in Botany Volume 1. The nonclimbing species of the genus Psychotria (Rubiaceae) in New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago. Sohmer, S.H. Volume 2. The ethnobotany of Tonga: the plants, their Tongan names, and their uses. Whistler, W.A. Volume 3.

Improving degraded lands: promising. Over Tongan oral histories were recorded on open-reel tapes during the s, and later transferred to compact discs, and then MP3 files. All of them contain genealogies. These oral histories were recorded in the native language and were later transcribed onto paper.

The paper transcripts were microfilmed and given numbers so that people could&#;find, read, and print copies. The Pacific Islander baby names are rich and symbolic of the gods and places that are important to the natives.

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An English and Tongan Vocabulary: Also a Tongan and English Vocabulary, User Review - Flag as inappropriate. This is a great reference book for any Tongan family. This book helps me understand some of the English words that I have a little problem in grasping the nuance of the word.

Page 86 - To stray from place to place. Fehehekeaki, v.4/5(1). The official dated beginning of the modern Tongan Monarch began inafter years of war between Tongans vs Tongans witnessed by William Charles Mariner and author of the book "Tonga Islands ".

His accounts of the Tongan wars of the 19th century is a strong reference to Tonga and their relations to Samoa. place names. Actually the historical background of the Tongan place names provides the etymologies of the words in those names very much like the ancient Hebrew place names, and to a lesser degree like Latin, Greek or French pro vides etymologies for many an English word.

It is true that the "average" Tongan does not give much thought to the. Early Pregnancy Symptoms - The earliest pregnancy signs before you miss a period. Ovulation Symptoms: Top 10 Signs of High Fertility; 10 Ideas to Bring. This name generator will give you 10 random Samoan names and surnames.

Samoa is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of aboutpeople. The first settlers likely arrived about 3, years ago, and they lived in relative peace and independence until the 's, when first Germany, and then New Zealand took control of the.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. PAGE. 2: The Family.

Brothersister tapu. 25 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. Tongan Society Edward Winslow Gifford Snippet view -   A live streamed Q&A with Bregman and Owen Jones takes place at 7pm on 19 May • This article was amended on 12 May to remove.

Túi Latai Mataele (who came from the royal lines) book of records (copied from the Tongan Royal Palace). Veikune book of records of Queen Matáaho’s father. 77 Genealogy Charts of Royal Families, Nobles, and Chiefs from `Ahueitu and Tangaloa and his son `Aho Eitu, the first Tui Tonga A.D.

to Takulaua Tui, Ha`a Takalauaincluding. It is considered that the Tongan region has been inhabited since the 5th century BC. Traditional Tongan fare include many dishes such as suckling spit-roasted pig; fresh seafood's either raw or cooked in coconut milk such as fish, lobster, and octopus; and fresh tropical fruits.

Many restaurants in Tonga often serve foods originating from Taiwanese, German, Italian, Indian and, Japanese. View pronunciation guides for names in the news from Tonga. Tongan Baby names. I am specifically asking for the name Matthew or Matt in Tongan. I am interested in saying/speling.

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Please if you know let me know. I am only 20 weeks, but would love to. The deal eventually fell through but only after a huge public outcry. Negotiations had taken place without any public debate or consultation. This was not the first time the Royal Family had tried to line their own pockets. In the s the King peddled Tongan passports, mostly to Asian customers.

Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos were among the buyers.Looking for Tongan baby names? Search for baby boy names and baby girl names, their origins and meanings then share your short list with friends. Great range of international, religious and celebrity baby names, as well as top baby names at | Page 1, Australia.Polynesian Mythology The Gods and Spirits of Polynesia INTRO Introduction to Polynesian mythology PANTHEONS The polynesian pantheon EXPLORE Browse our entries on Polynesian mythology FIND GODS Search the Holy Database of All Known Gods A-Z .