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palagi

Line breaks: pa¦lagi
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːləŋi
 
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(also papalagi)

Definition of palagi in English:

noun (plural same)

(In Samoa) a white or non-Samoan person: [as modifier]: palagi guests
More example sentences
  • They just thought it was funny a palagi being with them.
  • It was at school that his papalagi headmaster recognised the young boy's talents - awarding him a prize for his paintings.
  • Later, other papalagi with less evangelical interests visited Samoa.

Origin

from Samoan papālagi.

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