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Meaning of "wonga-wonga" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WONGA-WONGA

From a native Australian language.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WONGA-WONGA

wonga-wonga  [ˈwɒŋəˈwɒŋə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WONGA-WONGA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wonga-Wonga is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WONGA-WONGA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wonga-wonga

Pandorea

Pandorea is a genus of 6 species, of woody climbing vines and creepers in the family Bignoniaceae. They are native to Malesia, Australia and New Caledonia. The two most widely cultivated, mainly for their showy flowers, are the Australian species P. jasminoides and P. pandorana. All of the plants in Pandorea are subtropical to tropical and are frost-tender.

Definition of wonga-wonga in the English dictionary

The definition of wonga-wonga in the dictionary is Also called: wonga pigeon. a large Australian pigeon, Leucosarcia melanoleuca. Other definition of wonga-wonga is an Australian evergreen vine of the genus Pandorea or Tecoma, esp T. australis.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WONGA-WONGA


belonger
bɪˈlɒŋə
ponga
ˈpɒŋə
prolonger
prəʊˈlɒŋə
tonger
ˈtɒŋə
wronger
ˈrɒŋə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WONGA-WONGA

wonderless
wonderment
wondermonger
wonderstruck
wonderwork
wondrous
wondrously
wondrousness
wonga
wonga pigeon
wongi
wonk
wonkier
wonkiest
wonky
wonned
wonner
wonning
wont
wonted

WORDS THAT END LIKE WONGA-WONGA

Alba Longa
Albury-Wodonga
araponga
boonga
conga
donga
longa
nihonga
ongaonga
Rarotonga
taonga
tonga
Tsonga
whoonga
wonga

Synonyms and antonyms of wonga-wonga in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «wonga-wonga» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WONGA-WONGA

Find out the translation of wonga-wonga to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wonga-wonga from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wonga-wonga» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

万家,万家
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wonga - wonga
570 millions of speakers

English

wonga-wonga
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Wonga - Wonga
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ونجا - ونجا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Wonga - Wonga
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wonga - wonga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wonga-wonga
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wonga - wonga
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wonga-wonga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wonga - wonga
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wonga - wonga
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wonga - wonga
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wonga-wonga
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

wonga - wonga
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wonga-wonga
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वोंगगा-वांगा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Wonga-Wonga
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Wonga - Wonga
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wonga - Wonga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Wonga - Wonga
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Wonga - Wonga
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Wonga - Wonga
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

wonga - wonga
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

wonga - wonga
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Wonga - Wonga
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wonga-wonga

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WONGA-WONGA»

The term «wonga-wonga» is used very little and occupies the 154.560 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WONGA-WONGA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wonga-wonga» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wonga-wonga» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wonga-wonga

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WONGA-WONGA»

Discover the use of wonga-wonga in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wonga-wonga and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Journal
Number of days occupied in transit of Malls from London. Date. Number of days Joocupied in transit of Mails to London. •Wonga Wonga •City of Melbourne • Wonga Wonga •City of Melbourne fNevada (per James Paterson, from New Zealand).
New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council, 1873
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Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of ...
Wonga Wonga 19 Jan. 19 Feb. 23 Mar. 21 AprU 15 May 56 57 61 67 68 • Wonga Wonga 31 Jan. 61 * City of Melbourne ... •Wonga Wonga • City of Melbourne • Wonga Wonga 28 Feb. 1 April 9 June 62 69 57 58 69 68 77 * City of Melbourne .
New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives, 1873
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Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases ...
Wonga.-wonga, n. an Australian pigeon, Leuoosarakz pzkaia, Lath.; it has very white flesh. The aboriginal word wonga is explained as coming from a root signifying the idea of ' quivering motion,' 'sudden springing up,' and the word is thus ...
Edward Ellis Morris, 2011
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Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need to Know I Learned in ...
Robert Fulghum. KATHLEEN. Yippee! FRED. Ha! KATHLEEN. Yippee! ED. Yowza! KATHLEEN. Yippee! BRANTSLAV. Weee! FRED. Wow! JILL. Yum! KATHLEEN. Hooray! ED. Yahoo! BRANISLAV. Yee-ha! FRED. Wonga wonga wonga ...
Robert Fulghum, 1999
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Votes & Proceedings
61 'Wonga Wonga ...................... .. 1 April .... .. 59 'City of Melbourne ................ .. 21 April .... .. 57 'I'Nebraska ............................ .. 9 June ....... .. 57 fNevada (per James Paterson, from 15 May ....... .. 58 fNebraska ............................ .. 29 September" 58 ...
New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council, 1873
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Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of ...
Departure from Sydney, via New Zealand and California. Number of l Number of Days occupied ; ' Days occupied Nsme of Vessel. Date. in transit of Name of Vessel. l Date. in transit of Mails from i Mails to London. i London. . Wonga Wonga ...
‎1873
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Sound Bites: A Novel
A Novel Chris Walton. 'A poem:' — he began, like a schoolboy about to recite in class. A round of giggles was enough to suppress his first lines. 'Speak up!' shouted one of the Germans at the table near the bar. 'Wonga wonga tiddlyboo' he ...
Chris Walton, 2006
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Journal. Appendix
62 ' Wonga Wonga 23 Mar. 61 * Wongs Wonga 1 April 59 * City of Melbourne 21 April 57 1' Nebraska 9 June 57 1' Nevada. (per James Paterson, 15 May 58 1' Nebraska 29 Sept. 58 from New Zealand) 1' Nevada 28 Oct. 59 ' Wongo Wong».
New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives, 1873
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The Panorama, a look all round at passing events
The pilot then went on board the Wonga Wonga, took the two boats in tow, and proceeded to the scene of the disaster. On arriving there it was discovered that the sea was making a complete breach in the vessel. He found it then impossible to ...
‎1863
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Transpacific Steam: The Story of Steam Navigation from the ...
After 1868 no more was heard of transpacific crossings from Australia until one day in April 1870 the tiny (1,000 tons) British propeller Wonga Wonga steamed into Honolulu harbor with the news that it was the first of a line to sail monthly from ...
E. Mowbray Tate, 1986

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WONGA-WONGA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wonga-wonga is used in the context of the following news items.
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Single-species growth is not natural abundance
Does this goal include more oystercatchers, curlews, wonga-wonga pigeons, goannas, dingoes and dusky flatheads? Given the historical abundances of pipi ... «Echonetdaily, Nov 14»
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Royal National Park
... identified by the stands of cabbage tree palms, coachwood and sassafras as well as wonga-wonga vines, wombat berry, settler¹s flax and shiny fan ferns. «The Age, Oct 07»
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Botanical Garden offers "Waterwise" guide and plant sale
The 70-page book extols the virtues of the botanical garden's native plants, ranging from the Mexican Grass Tree and Wonga-Wonga Vine to the Sea Daffodil, ... «UC Berkeley, Sep 05»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Wonga-Wonga [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wonga-wonga>. Jul 2020 ».
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