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Definition of the noun Kanaka
What does Kanaka mean as a name of something?
Kanaka is a genus of Bythotiaridae, described by Uchida in 1947.
- synonym: genus Kanaka
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Cnidaria
- class: Hydrozoa
- order: Anthoathecata
- family: Bythotiaridae
- species Kanaka pelagica
Alternative definition of the noun Kanaka
- A person of Hawaiian descent.
- [historical] A South Pacific Islander, especially a labourer in Australia or Canada.
Who is Kanaka?
Kanaka Mahalakshmi, mononymously known as Kanaka, is a South Indian film actress.
- also known as Kanaka Mahalakshmi
- born on (41 years ago) in Chennai, child of Devika and Devadoss
- nationality: India
- profession: Actor
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- Kanaka is a fictional character from the 2007 film Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige.
- Kanaka is a fictional character from the 2008 film Kaamannana Makkalu.
- Kanaka is a fictional character from the 2013 film Ya Ya.
- Kanaka is a fictional character from the 2009 film Valmiki.
- Kanaka is a fictional film character.
Kanaka was the term for a worker from various Pacific Islands employed in British colonies, such as British Columbia, Fiji and Queensland in the 19th and early 20th centuries. They also worked in California and Chile.
- also known as Kanakas
Phrases with Kanaka
- Kanaka pelagica
- species Kanaka pelagica
- Bus Kanaka
- Rhus Kanaka
- genus Kanaka
- Nucula Kanaka
- Sarona kanaka
- Cotinus Kanaka
- Seborgia kanaka
- Melanella Kanaka
- Americhernes kanaka
- Gastrochaena Kanaka
- Species Rhus Kanaka
- Lamprochernes Kanaka
- Species Nucula Kanaka
- Species Sarona Kanaka
- Species Cotinus Kanaka
- species Seborgia kanaka
- Species Melanella Kanaka
- Species Rocellaria Kanaka
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kanaka
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by Aletta Biersack
Kanaka is a pidgin term that in the colonial era was a pejorative signi- fier for indigenous peoples. The term is used today by...
Kanaka means lacking in sophistication and bereft of "good things," desirable worldly goods. In short, kanaka ...
Plagues and Epidemics (2010)
Infected Spaces Past and Present by D. Ann Herring, Alan C. Swedlund
Kanaka is a Pidgin word often used in the early 1960s but now viewed as derogatory. 3. Luluais and Tultuls lost more wives than other men because they had the status, networks, and resources to marry again and thus to suffer more loss. 4.
Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice by Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert, Paul Turnbull
While Kanaka is a generic term for people,'Oiwi metaphorically means 'Native' but literally translates as 'of the bone.' This identification is a result of the belief that iwi contain our personal mana (spiritual essence) even after death. Likewise ...
Kanaka. Native name for " man " in New Zealand, and applied to natives of the Sandwich Is. ; but Tangata is the word more general in all other islands. Compare the African word " Kanyika," and the American " Kenneka." The language of the ...
by Donald Haase
Kanaka Durga for southern India both note the greater tendency of women to perform both female -centered and male-centered tales, whereas men concentrate on male-centered stories.
An Encyclopedia of American Folklore (3 Volumes) by Christopher R. Fee, Jeffrey B. Webb
The Kanaka, indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands, became the primary subjects of Pacific Rim sea shanties. The Kanaka language was orally taught; many learned to read and write English from American missionaries in the Hawaiian Islands.
by Anne Kerr, Edmund Wright
Kanaka. A native Hawaiian, or more generally any Pacific Islander. Kanakas, mainly from the New Hebrides and the Solomon Islands, were brought to Australia between 1863 and 1904 as cheap labour. Theoretically, they voluntarily entered ...
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- Bus kanaka Meaning
Video shows what bus kanaka means. An uncivilised person; a person who follows a traditional rather than modern lifestyle.. bus kanaka pronunciation. How to ...
- Kanaka Meaning
Video shows what kanaka means. A person of Hawaiian descent.. A South Pacific Islander, especially a labourer in Australia or Canada.. Kanaka Meaning.
- Actress Kanaka Meets Press - Sun News Exclusive
There were reports in Tamil media that yesteryear actress Kanaka passed away in Kerala, today, (July 30). It was reported that she was suffering from cancer ...
- Devullu Movie Songs | Maha Kanaka Durga Video Song | Ramya Krishna
Maha Kanaka Durga Songs from Movie "Devullu" Movie Starring Prithvi Raasi. Devullu Movie Directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, Produced by Hari Babu Chegondi, ...
- AP CM Chandrababu Naidu Offer Prayers At Kanaka Durga Temple | Vijayawada (19-10-2015)
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has offered Prayers and clothes to Goddess Kanaka Durga on the occasion of Dasara Navaratri Celebrations at ...
- Sri Kanaka Mahalaxmi Recording Dance Troop Full Movie
Watch Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi Recording Dance Troop Full Movie. Starring Naresh, Madhuri, Kota Srinivas Rao, Thanikella Bharani, Rallapalli, Mallikarjunrao, ...
- Kekuhi and Kaumakiawa Kanaka'ole - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)
Scrabble value of K5A1N1A1K5A1
The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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