One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in some Pacific communities) an inter-island system of ceremonial gift exchange as a prelude to or at the same time as regular trading.
- ‘Malinowski found that kula cements social bonds between island groups, and according to anthropologist Richard Harper this makes it an ideal basis for new ways to make technology useful.’
- ‘Kula provides a useful illustration of the important role played by social ceremonies in sustaining both economic, social, and political relations.’
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