Lexical Similarities of NZ Maori with Rarotongan, Tahitian,

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Lexical Similarities of NZ Maori with Rarotongan, Tahitian,

Postby epl » 2012-11-12, 12:24

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Can someone please help with the Lexical similarities of NZ Maori with Rarotongan, Tahitian, Rapa Nui and Hawaiian?

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Re: Lexical Similarities of NZ Maori with Rarotongan, Tahitian,

Postby kahihi'o » 2013-01-30, 5:20

You could contact Tāne (i.e., Ariki) via pm. Last I talked to him, he was extremely busy though. This was a while back.
I nui ke aho a moe i ke kai, no ke kai kā hoʻi ua ʻāina.

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Re: Lexical Similarities of NZ Maori with Rarotongan, Tahitian,

Postby Ariki » 2013-03-28, 6:03

What exactly were you interested in knowing?
Linguicide IS genocide. :)

He ingoa ōpaki a Riki; he ingoa ōkawa a Ariki.

Riki is an informal name; Ariki is a formal name.


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