Polynesian word-association game

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Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-10-27, 12:26

[flag]mi[/flag] reo
language

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-10-30, 8:52

[flag]wls[/flag] palalau
to speak
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-10-30, 10:23

[flag]haw[/flag] waha
mouth

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-10-30, 19:08

[flag]wls[/flag] fofoga
face (resp.)*

* respect form
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Postby Massimiliano B » 2012-10-31, 0:27

[flag]mrq[/flag] [Marquesan] mata
eye
Dette er nemlig Formelen, som beskriver Selvets Tilstand, naar Fortvivlelsen ganske er udryddet: i at forholde sig til sig selv, og i at ville være sig selv grunder Selvet gjennemsigtigt i den Magt, som satte det. (This is namely the formula, that describes the condition of the self, when despair is completely eradicated: by relating itself to itself, and by willing to be itself, the self is grounded transparently in the power which constituted it) (Søren Kierkegaard, The sickness unto death)

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-10-31, 12:31

[flag]mi[/flag] tiro
to look at, observe

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-10-31, 17:57

[flag]wls[/flag] tohi
book, to read
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-11-01, 0:35

[flag]mi[/flag] whare pukapuka
library

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-11-01, 22:09

[flag]wls[/flag] (Wallisian), [flag]ton[/flag] (Tongan)
fale ako
school

PS. we could try to see how many polynesian languages share the same word, I'm pretty sure that for instance fale ako is not only a Wallisian or a Tongan word but can be found in many more languages....
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby Yserenhart » 2012-11-03, 20:55

[flag]mi[/flag] moe
to sleep
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby Aurinĭa » 2012-11-03, 20:58

[flag]mi[/flag] moemoeā
to dream

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-11-04, 21:55

[flag]wls[/flag] moemuna
nightmare

it's interesting to see that moe also means "sleep" in Wallisian, in Futunan, but also in Tahitian, Samoan, Pascua, Marquesan and Hawaïan (at least, according to this wikipedia page)
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby Yserenhart » 2012-11-04, 22:28

[flag]sm[/flag] fafagu
To wake someone

melski wrote:it's interesting to see that moe also means "sleep" in Wallisian, in Futunan, but also in Tahitian, Samoan, Pascua, Marquesan and Hawaïan (at least, according to this wikipedia page)

Polynesian languages are still quite close in vocabulary, so that's not really surprising.
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-11-06, 9:25

[flag]ton[/flag] [Tongan] loki mohe
bedroom
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-11-06, 15:40

[flag]sm[/flag] fale
house

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-11-06, 17:09

[flag]wls[/flag] fale mahaki
hospital
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-11-06, 22:24

[flag]mi[/flag] whakamāui
to recover from illness, convalesce

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby melski » 2012-11-07, 20:29

[flag]wls[/flag] malolo
(good) health
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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby ffrench » 2012-11-07, 21:56

[flag]haw[/flag] hauʻoli
happy

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Re: Polynesian word-association game

Postby MillMaths » 2012-11-07, 23:20

[flag]mi[/flag] mingo kata
to laugh


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