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Proverbial sayings of the Tongans

E. E. V. Collocott

Proverbial sayings of the Tongans

by E. E. V. Collocott

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Published by Bishop Museum Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs, Tonga,
  • Tongan language

  • Edition Notes

    Micro-fiche. New Haven : Human Relations Area Files, 1978. -- 2 sheets ; 10.5 x 15 cm

    Statementby E. E. V. Collocott and John Havea
    SeriesOccasional papers- the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History ; v. 8, no. 3
    ContributionsHavea, John
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[39]-154 p
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15132219M

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      September marked Tongan Language Week at the Alexander Turnbull Library in New Zealand, as library staff member, Mereana Taungapeau, blogged about some Tongan proverbs. These proverbs are a sharing of knowledge and wisdom passed down through the generations. The proverbs are highlighted by wonderful historical images. Please take some . A few proverbial expressions also are added. My friend the Rev. John Havea and myself collaborated in a collection of proverbs which was published by the Bishop Museum (Proverbial Sayings of the Tongans, Honolulu, ), and the proverbs appended here are some that have come to hand since the publication of that paper. As in the larger.

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The material is drawn from an exhaustive examination of the surviving texts, mainly printed ones but some still in by: Malo e lelei.

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