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parang1

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːraŋ
 
, ˈpa-/

noun

A Malayan machete.
Example sentences
  • Cotton has now replaced the material previously made from beaten palm fibre and they have always needed some iron for parangs (sword-like machetes) and cooking pots.
  • And it's hard hacking them into pieces with blunt knifes, or even blunt parangs.

Origin

Malay.

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parang2

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Pronunciation: /paˈraŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A variety of Trinidadian folk music, traditionally played at Christmas by groups which travel from house to house.
Example sentences
  • Arabic, Yoruba, Bhojpuri, Urdu and other languages are used in religious contexts, and the traditional Christmas music called parang is sung in Spanish.
  • Sung in Spanish, parang is as Trinidadian as calypso.
  • His son Antonio also joins him in the band, which opted for house parang this year.

Origin

Spanish creole, based on Spanish parranda 'spree, binge'.

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