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The Kingdom of Tonga is an archipelago located in the South Pacific Ocean. It comprises 176 islands, 52 of which are inhabited. Tonga has an estimated population of 104,000 as of 2009.
Asked in Entertainment & Arts, Toys, Tonga, Games
What games do Tongans play?
Well i myself am a Tongan . We mostly ; Boys : Foot ball , Rugby Girls : Volleyball Rugby 'hope it helped ofa atu . Racing games for kids. Get all information for racing games then choose the suitable racing games for children. Truck games to download and all-sided information of each truck games to refer to. Come here to get your funniest Halloween games for you and your kids! Download and enjoy them on your iPad, iPhone… We not only offer most popular pony...
Asked in Translations, Tonga, English to Hawaiian
What is the English translation of the Hawaiian and Tongan word 'maile'?
"Dog" and "vine" are English equivalents of the word maile. Specifically, the word in question is a noun in the Hawaiian and Tongan languages. It means "dog" (Canis lupus familiaris) in the language of the Kingdom of Tonga, a Pacific Ocean archipelago which is closer to New Zealand than to Hawaii. It means a particular kind of "vine" (Alyxia oliviformis, "chain resembling olive") in the language of the Hawaiian Islands. ...
Asked in Tonga
What does Ofa lahi atu mean?
'Ofa lahi atuo = love you heaps " 'ofa atu" is similar to "love you" in English, lahi means heaps/lots Other variations include: 'Ofa au ia koe (=I love you) 'Ofa lahi atu kia koe (I love you a lot / I love you heaps) My partner is Tongan and he tells me all the time ;) 'ofa atu means I Love You. buh im not shure what lahi stands for ? i dont think that is the correct saying. - im Samoan&Tongan ...
Asked in Translations, Tonga
How do you say Happy Birthday in Tonga?
You might say "Ma'u ha 'aho fiefie" which literally translates to "have an eager day" but "Ma'u ha 'aho fiefia" doesn't quite answer the original question either because that only means "have a nice day". I don't remember if there is a standard birthday greeting that is commonplace. If I were to wish "happy birthday" to someone, I would probably just say, "Ma'u ha 'aho fa'ele'i fiefia" Which roughly translates to "obtain a happy birthday (the day of birth)" Even then, I'm not...
Asked in Performing Arts, Dance, Spain, Tonga
What are the dance steps to the flamenco?
Flamenco is characterized by fast, precise footwork where the dancer stamps his feet rapidly on the floor. Although the feet are used differently, the principle is similar to tap dancing, where the rhythms created by the feet become part of the music. The techniques for striking the floor are unique to flamenco and are called "zapateado". ...
Asked in Science, Tonga, Technology
What are the impacts that affects the Tongan culture?
Westernization The increasing connection among countries and the globalization of business do not mean that cultural differences are disappearing or even decreasing. As economic borders collapse, it is possible for cultural barriers to grow. When individuals from differing cultures interact, many similarities may emerge, but many differences also may be amplified. Tourism's Negative Impact While the few local elites and transnational corporations are the primary beneficiaries of a dominant tourism industry, Native Hawaiians continue to be the poorest, sickest and least educated of all people in Hawaii....
Asked in Food & Cooking, Tonga
What foods do people in Tonga eat?
There are all sorts of foods eaten in Tonga that include fruits, animals and seafood. "Talo" (taro) and "Manioke" (a.k.a, tapioca or cassava) are considered vegetables, and are popular common sides to main meals in Tonga. They grow in the ground and Tongans eat the root. At big feasts "puaka" (pig) is often roasted in the ground (called a "fei'umu") or rolled on a stick, over an open fire. They also eat the fresh catch of the day from the ocean,...