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TUPENU
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Definitions

  1. Tupenu is the Tongan term for a wrapped garment also called a sarong, lungi, or lava-lava, worn through much of South Asia and Oceania.
  2. Tupenu is a kind of skirt -like cloth used by e.g.
  3. The tupenu is usually topped with a kofu, or dress.

T-Shirt

  1. A Tongan man may combine a used T-shirt with a Tongan wrapped skirt, or tupenu.

Women

  1. Women wear a knee length dress, or kofu, over the tupenu.
  2. On dress occasions, women wear matching kofu and tupenu, sewn from the same yardage.

Skirts

  1. On dress occasions, men will wear tupenu tailored like Western wrap skirts and made from suit material.

Western Clothing

  1. Tongan outfits are often assembled from used Western clothing (for the top) mixed with a length of cloth purchased locally for the tupenu.

Sarong

  1. Tupenu is the Tongan term for a wrapped garment also called a sarong, lungi, or lava-lava, worn through much of South Asia and Oceania.
  2. Clothing Tongan men wear a tupenu, a cloth that is similar to a sarong, which is wrapped around the waist.

Tupenu

  1. The tupenu worn by men is wide enough to cover the body between the waist and knees, and long enough to wrap securely around the waist.
  2. The tupenu worn by women is wide enough to cover the body between the waist and ankles, and long enough to wrap securely around the waist.
  3. Such skirts are called lungi in South Asia, tupenu in Tonga, kain in Malaysia (with ends sewn together), longyi in Burma, and pāreu in Tahiti.

Categories

  1. Countries > Republics > Indonesia > Sarong
  2. India > Bengal > Bangladesh > Lungi
  3. Western Clothing
  4. Waist
  5. Ankles
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