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A Tahitian Legend of Hituaurevareva

Before Pitcairn Island was settled by the mutineers of HMAV Bounty and their Tahitian partners, it had been populated before by Polynesians and there are legends about the island. The Tahitian women that were with them knew of the island from legends and its older name, Hitiaurevareva.…

hitiaurevareva, legend, tahiti

Pronouns in Bislama

Bislama follows a system based on the Vanuatu native languages, similar to Māori, where the pronouns are gender neutral and they have different words depending on if the person or people being spoken to are included or excluded from the group identified by the pronoun.…

bislama, te reo maori, spoken languages