5 thoughts on “Language Quiz

  1. It’s Polynesian, from one of the eastern branches of the family, I think. Possibly a language spoken in the Cook Islands or French Polynesia. Tongareva, Rakahanga are some of the possibilities in the former archipelago …

  2. At around 00:16 I think I hear “i te enua o Tongareva” (in/to the island of Tongareva). The island is mentioned again at 00:27. So I reckon the language is either Tongareva (= Penrhyn) or one spoken close by in that part of the Pacific.

  3. I can confirm that this language is Tongareva, spoken on Tongareva Island in the northern Cooks. The recording is available on YouTube.

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