Definition of Fanga
1. fanega [n -S] - See also: fanega
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fanga
fanga (current term)
Literary usage of Fanga
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"... perhaps from Icel. fanga, an armful ; see Fang. Fail ; see Fallible. Fain. (E.) ME fayn. AS fagen, glad. + O. Sax. fagan, Icel. feginn, glad. ..."
2. South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the by Arnold Safroni-Middleton (1920)
"... Kava—I am made " Taboo"—Things that I may not Confess—My escape—fanga Loma—A Native Village— The Enchantress of the Forest—Temptation—In Suva again. ..."
3. Tales from Old Fiji by Lorimer Fison (1907)
"Come, Kalo-fanga ; lead me to the slayer of my people. ... And he turned to go, but Kalo-fanga caught him by the hand and stayed him. " Not so, my lord ! ..."
4. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1897)
"But as for that other boy in the east, let him be called "The Heavenly Pleader" (Ati-i-langi) ; he is only a god in fanga ; let him make speeches in the sky ..."
5. A New Malagasy-English Dictionary by James Richardson (1885)
"To make a good choice, used of a place of habitation ; an expression meaning to give attention to. fanga'DY, s. ... fanga'LATHA, ». [Mod. ..."