Palagi

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Palagi

(pɑːˈlʌŋiː)
n, pl -gi
(Peoples) NZ a Samoan name for European
[from Samoan papālagi]
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German y sus observaciones se acercan a la critica mordaz de Tiuavi de Tiavea (1987) en aquella genial obra, Los papalagi, sin entrar en mas polemicas que le acompanan (31).
He then enjoyed lunch with wife Rita Wilson and five friends at the Papalagi restaurant - a popular hangout for celebrities.
Hanks was then seen enjoying lunch with wife Rita Wilson and five pals at the Papalagi restaurant - a popular celeb hangout.
A Pacific Island family study in 2001 showed many Pasifikans felt antenatal classes were aimed at Papalagi mothers and had little reference to them.
Wendt describes modernized, urban Samoa in scatological terms and attaches an excremental identity to the despised generation of compradors who have adopted papalagi (Western) values.
The pastor taught the boys whatever practical skills he had learnt, while his wife taught the girls papalagi [European] domestic arts.
His fiction portrayed the traditions and mores of the papalagi (people descended from Europeans) and depicted their effect on Samoan culture.
traders, missionaries, colonial administrators, development experts, journalists, novelists, poets, anthropologists, literary critics and papalagi [European] settlers and their descendants," as Wendt points out in his introduction.