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18:27 Dec 6, 2010
English to Tonga(TongaIslands) translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: Tonga
What is the proper translation of the country name "Tonga" in Tongan?
newworld
Local time: 14:36
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1Tonga
Philip Saffery
3Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga
missdutch


  

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tonga
Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga


Explanation:
At least, that's what they say...


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonga
missdutch
Netherlands
Local time: 23:36
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
tonga
Tonga


Explanation:
"Kingdom of Tonga" is Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga. But mostly we just say or write "Tonga" - i.e. the same as in English

Philip Saffery
Local time: 11:36
Native speaker of: Native in SamoanSamoan, Native in Tonga(TongaIslands)Tonga(TongaIslands), Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  missdutch: that was smooth! You are native in 3 languages, how can you not get confused? I sometimes hardly manage one...
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