Definition of pa'anga in English:

pa'anga

nounplural noun pa'anga

  • The basic monetary unit of Tonga, equal to 100 seniti.

    ‘It also noted the country's deteriorating economy, pointing to the rising cost of living, the falling value of the Tongan pa'anga and the wastage of public funds.’
    • ‘The value of the pa'anga against the U.S. dollar has halved over the past 2 decades, from 0.9859 to the U.S. dollar in 1982 to 1.997 in February 2001.’

Pronunciation

pa'anga

/päˈyäNGɡə/ /pɑˈjɑŋɡə/

Origin

Tongan.