Polynesian languages

2017-07-27T22:59:05+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Niuean language, Pukapukan language, Rongorongo, Tokelauan language, Tuvaluan language, Marquesan language, Anuta language, Niuafoʻou language, Tikopia language, Takuu language, Mangareva language, Austral language, Vaeakau-Taumako language, Nukumanu language, Samoan language, Tongan language, Rapa Nui language, Tahitian language, Cook Islands Māori, Wallisian language, Tuamotuan language, Nukuoro language, West Uvean language, Rapa language, Emae language, Mele-Fila language, Rennellese language, Rakahanga-Manihiki language, Niuatoputapu language, Sikaiana language, Nukuria language, Kapingamarangi language, Ontong Java language flashcards Polynesian languages
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  • Niuean language
    Niuean /njuːˈeɪən/ (Niuean: ko e vagahau Niuē) is a Polynesian language, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian subgroup of the Austronesian languages.
  • Pukapukan language
    Pukapukan is a Polynesian language that developed in isolation on the island of Pukapuka (Danger Island) in the northern group of the Cook Islands.
  • Rongorongo
    Rongorongo (/ˈrɒŋɡoʊˈrɒŋɡoʊ/; Rapa Nui: [ˈɾoŋoˈɾoŋo]) is a system of glyphs discovered in the 19th century on Easter Island that appears to be writing or proto-writing.
  • Tokelauan language
    Tokelauan /toʊkəˈlaʊən/ is a Polynesian language spoken in Tokelau and in the American Samoan island of Swains Island which in turn part of the United States.
  • Tuvaluan language
    Tuvaluan /tuːvəˈluːən/, often called Tuvalu, is a Polynesian language of or closely related to the Ellicean group spoken in Tuvalu.
  • Marquesan language
    Marquesan is a collection of East-Central Polynesian dialects, of the Marquesic group, spoken in the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia.
  • Anuta language
    The Anuta language (or Anutan, locally te taranga paka-Anuta) is a Polynesian Outlier language from the island of Anuta in the Solomon Islands.
  • Niuafoʻou language
    Niuafoʻouan is the language spoken on Tonga's northernmost island, Niuafoʻou.
  • Tikopia language
    The Tikopia language is a Polynesian Outlier language from the island of Tikopia in the Solomon Islands.
  • Takuu language
    Takuu (also Mortlock, Taku, Tau, or Tauu) is a Polynesian language from the Ellicean group spoken on the atoll of Takuu, near Bougainville Island.
  • Mangareva language
    Mangareva (or Mangarevan) is a Polynesian language spoken in the Gambier Islands of French Polynesia by about 600 people on the islands of Gambier and Mangareva.
  • Austral language
    Austral (Reo Tuha’a pae) is a Polynesian language spoken by about 5,000 people on the Austral Islands of French Polynesia.
  • Vaeakau-Taumako language
    Vaeakau-Taumako (formerly known as Pileni) is a Polynesian language spoken in some of the Reef Islands as well as in the Taumako Islands (also known as the Duff Islands) in the Temotu province of the Solomon Islands.
  • Nukumanu language
    Nukumanu is a Polynesian language, spoken by about 700 people on Nukumanu in the eastern islands of Papua New Guinea.
  • Samoan language
    Samoan (Gagana fa'a Sāmoa or Gagana Sāmoa — IPA: [ŋaˈŋana ˈsaːmʊa]) is the language of the Samoan Islands, comprising the Independent State of Samoa and the Territory of American Samoa.
  • Tongan language
    Tongan /ˈtɒŋən/ (lea fakatonga) is an Austronesian language of the Polynesian branch spoken in Tonga.
  • Rapa Nui language
    Rapa Nui or Rapanui (English /ræpəˈnuːi/; locally: [ˈɾapa ˈnu.i]) also known as Pascuan /ˈpæskjuːən/, or Pascuense, is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken on the island of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island.
  • Tahitian language
    Tahitian (autonym Reo Tahiti, part of Reo Mā'ohi, languages of French Polynesia) is a Polynesian language, spoken mainly in the Society Islands in French Polynesia.
  • Cook Islands Māori
    Cook Islands Māori is an East Polynesian language.
  • Wallisian language
    Wallisian or ʻUvean (Wallisian: Fakaʻuvea) is the Polynesian language spoken on Wallis (also known as ʻUvea).
  • Tuamotuan language
    Tuamotuan, Pa‘umotu or Paumotu (Paumotu: Re‘o Pa‘umotu or Reko Pa‘umotu) is a Polynesian language spoken by 4,000 people in the Tuamotu archipelago, with an additional 2,000 speakers in Tahiti.
  • Nukuoro language
    The Nukuoro language is a Polynesian language, spoken by about 860 people on the Nukuoro atoll and on Pohnpei in Micronesia.
  • West Uvean language
    West Uvean (also Uvean or Faga Ouvéa; Fagauvea in the vernacular) is a Polynesian outlier language spoken on the island of Ouvéa, in the Loyalty island group of New Caledonia, and in the capital of Nouméa.
  • Rapa language
    Rapa (or Rapan; autonym Reo Rapa or Reo Oparo) is the language of Rapa, in the Austral Islands of French Polynesia.
  • Emae language
    Emae is a Polynesian outlier language of Vanuatu.
  • Mele-Fila language
    Mele-Fila (Ifira-Mele) is a Polynesian language spoken in Mele and Ifira on the island of Efate in Vanuatu.
  • Rennellese language
    Rennell-Bellona, or Rennellese, is a Polynesian language spoken in the Rennell and Bellona Province of the Solomon Islands.
  • Rakahanga-Manihiki language
    Rakahanga-Manihiki is a Cook Islands Maori dialectal variant belonging to the Polynesian languages family, spoken by about 2500 people on Rakahanga and Manihiki Islands (part of the Cook Islands) and another 2500 in other countries, mostly New Zealand and Australia.
  • Niuatoputapu language
    Niuatoputapu was the indigenous language of Niuatoputapu, Tonga.
  • Sikaiana language
    Sikaiana is a Polynesian language, spoken by about 730 people on Sikaiana in the Solomon Islands.
  • Nukuria language
    Nuguria (Nukuria) is a Polynesian language, spoken by about 550 people on Nuguria in the eastern islands of Papua New Guinea.
  • Kapingamarangi language
    Kapingamarangi is a Polynesian language spoken in the Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Ontong Java language
    The Ontong Java language is a Polynesian language, spoken by about 2,400 people on Ontong Java Atoll (Luangiua Atoll) in the Solomon Islands.