Definition of palagi in English:


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

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.


from Samoan papālagi.

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