Fiji Bati = Fiji Warrior

Fiji Bati = Fiji Warrior

Bati are traditional warriors of the Fiji Islands the word loosely translated means soldier/bodyguard in Fijian. It is derived from the word meaning teeth or edge.

The Bati bordered an area subject to the Chief and provided him with a service. Bati is understood in Fijian Culture as the term for the island’s traditional warrior class or caste.

The Bati are traditionally among the strongest Fijians.

~ He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices.
– Lord Byron


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