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Tuvaluan

A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific (Descriptive Grammars)

by Niko Besnier

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages688
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Open LibraryOL7481098M
ISBN 100415024560
ISBN 109780415024563

Learning Tuvaluan was not easy. The only book available in the language was the “New Testament.” There were no dictionaries or language courses, so we decided to . Links to websites containing the Bible in Tuvaluan sorted by popularity; The Bible is not yet translated into this language. Other names for the Tuvaluan language: (Ellice, Ellicean, Funafuti, Nanumanga, Nanumea, Niutao, North Tuvaluan, Nukufetau, Nukulaelae, South Tuvaluan, Tuvalu, Vaitupu).

Tuvaluan is an Austronesian language spoken in is closely related to Tokelauan an has over 11 speakers. The language is divided into two main dialectsLanguage family: Austronesian, . Use the flight search tool on this website to find, compare and book the cheapest flights to Tuvalu. It is very easy and quick to find the best flight deals from Bangkok to Tuvalu where many airlines fly to major cities around the globe. You can search many internet flight websites to book the best flights to .

It was not easy to learn the Tuvaluan language. The only book that existed in that language was the “New Testament.” There were no dictionaries or language courses, so we decided to try to learn from 10 to 20 new words each day. A person from Tuvalu or of Tuvaluan descent.Of, from, or pertaining to Tuvalu, the Tuvaluan people or the Tuvaluan language.


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Tuvaluan by Niko Besnier Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is also written so that phrases in the Tuvaluan language which will differ from the way it is said in English are clearly identified.

Basically it is the best dictionary for this language I have seen due to its comprehensiveness.5/5(1). Tuvaluan / t uː v ə ˈ l uː ən /, often called Tuvalu, is a Polynesian language of or closely related to the Ellicean group spoken in is more or less distantly related to all other Polynesian languages, such as Hawaiian, Maori, Tahitian, Samoan, and Tongan, and most closely related to the languages spoken on Tuvaluan book Polynesian Outliers in Micronesia and Northern and Central ge family: Austronesian.

An Introduction to Tuvaluan. Geoffrey W. Jackson, Jenny Jackson. [email protected], - Tuvaluan language - 60 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The Tuvalu Overseas Seamen's Union (TOSU) is the only registered trade union in represents workers on foreign ships, and has a membership of The TOSU is affiliated with the International Transport Workers' Federation.

Tuvaluans are well known for their seafaring skills, with the Tuvalu Maritime Training Institute on Amatuku motu (island), Funafuti, providing training to Affiliation: International Transport Workers' Federation.

Introduction to Tuvaluan, An by Geoff & Jenny Jackson. Tuvaluan book Recommended retail price $ A small book to explain dialects, everyday expression, grammar, numbers, pronunciation and usage. It is not the purpose of this book to provide a complete, exhaustive analysis of the Tuvaluan language but rather Tuvaluan book “introduction” to the Tuvaluan language.

Tuvaluan (Descriptive Grammars) 1st Edition by Niko Besnier (Author) ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Paperback. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Tuvaluan is a Polynesian language spoken by the 9, inhabitants of the nine atolls of Tuvalu in the Central Pacific, as well as small and growing Tuvaluan communities in Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia.

This grammar is the first detailed description of the structure of Tuvaluan, one of the least well-documented languages of Polynesia. Tuvaluan is a Polynesian language spoken by the 9, inhabitants of the nine atolls of Tuvalu in the Central Pacific, as well as small and growing Tuvaluan communities in Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia.

This grammar is the first detailed description of the structure of Tuvaluan, one of the least well-documented languages of : Taylor And Francis.

Tuvaluan. DOI link for Tuvaluan. Tuvaluan book. A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific. Tuvaluan. DOI link for Tuvaluan. Tuvaluan book. A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific.

By Niko Besnier. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Language Note: Includes text in Tuvaluan.

Notes: "First published in and revised and reprinted [in] under the title Te Tikisionale o te ʻGana Tuvalu-A Tuvaluan-English Dictionary"--Title page verso. Tuvaluan From Within. likes 1, talking about this.

Sharing stories, opinions and mindset of ordinary Tuvaluans. Book Description. Tuvaluan is a Polynesian language spoken by the 9, inhabitants of the nine atolls of Tuvalu in the Central Pacific, as well as small and growing Tuvaluan communities in Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia.

This grammar is the first detailed description of the structure of Tuvaluan, one of the least well-documented languages of. - Niko Besnier: Tuvaluan. A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific.

London/New York – Tuvaluan numbers and notes provided by Emanuel Fuchs, with additional numbers provided by Wolfgang Kuhl.

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me. Tuvaluan: Geoffrey Jackson’s books are of very good quality. Sadly they exist in Google books only in pieces due to copyright restrictions.

His Tuvaluan-English / English-Tuvaluan Dictionary is FANTASTIC and can be acquired from the University of the South Pacific in Suva. (Do they do mail-order stuff. Though based in New Zealand, McQuarrie is married to a Tuvaluan and has connections with the Tuvaluan community in Auckland.

He promised to ask around and duly came back with the suggestion of Tuvalu: a history, a book written by 17 Tuvaluans and published ina few years after the nation declared its independence.

Tuvaluan is a Polynesian language spoken by the 9, inhabitants of the nine atolls of Tuvalu in the Central Pacific, as well as small and growing Tuvaluan communities in Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia.

This grammar is the first detailed description. Tuvalu consists of a densely populated, scattered group of nine coral atolls with poor soil. Only eight of the atolls are inhabited. It is one of the smallest countries in the. “I’m the Chief Librarian and Archivist for the Tuvalu National Library and Archives.

I think it’s important for the people of Tuvalu to know their heritage because, right now, most people can’t connect what’s happening to them at the present with what has happened to them in the past. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Best Ever Book of Tuvaluan Jokes: Lots and Lots of Jokes Specially Repurpose at the best.

'Tuvaluan is a tour de force, a work of consummate scholarship, most unlikely to be bettered in its essentials.' - H.G.A. Hughes, Languages and LiteratureAuthor: Niko Besnier.1.

Introduction. 1 Besnier's () Tuvaluan is the third book on a Polynesian language in the Routledge "Descriptive Grammars" series, following Maori (Bauer ) and Rapanui (Du Feu ). The series editor, Bernard Comrie, states that the aim of this series is to provide comparable descriptions of various languages that can serve as a common ground for theoretical and descriptive linguists.Tuvalu is a small island country in the Pacific Ocean.

In the past, it was the Ellice was part of Gilbert and Ellice is a monarchy. Tuvalu is getting smaller. If the sea level keeps rising at the same rate, this country will be covered by water in about 50 years. The most important language spoken in Tuvalu is Tuvaluan, although Nuian is spoken on the island of l: Funafuti.