Definition of longa in English:

longa

preposition

Australian
  • (in Aboriginal English) belonging to; about; near; with.

    ‘I bin stockboy longa Nat Buchanan’
    • ‘Sposin' bad smell you put bone longa nose no smell 'im.’
    • ‘Ah, you knock about longa them boys, eh?’
    • ‘Too many people were longa that place.’
    • ‘Follow him there longa grass now.’
    • ‘Me work longa white man all day.’
    • ‘You go longa camp, fix food for old people, come back longa my camp.’
    • ‘He told us you go longa camp; Larry and Archie longa creek.’
    • ‘This fella song all about the Aboriginal people, coloured people, black people longa Australia.’
    • ‘Donny go back longa' house and I been goin' out longa' police station.’
    • ‘Chase them cattle longa bush.’

Origin

Late 19th century: Australian pidgin, perhaps an alteration of ‘belonging to’.

Pronunciation

longa

/ˈlɒŋə/