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Rapa Nui language learning materials

A selection of materials for learning Rapa Nui (Vananga rapa nui), a Polynesian language spoken mainly on Easter Island.

Rapanui: A Descriptive Grammar

Rapanui: A Descriptive Grammar

by Veronica du Feu

- a descriptive grammar that provides a detailed look at the whole structure of Rapanui, including the syntax, morphology, phonology and lexicon of the language. There are over 800 illustrative sentences, each accompanied by interlinear grammatical analysis and translation. It also contains a Rapanui folk tale; in both the original and English.

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Easter Island; the Rapanui speech and the peopling of southeast Polynesia

Easter Island; the Rapanui speech and the peopling of southeast Polynesia

by William Churchill and Hippolyte Roussel

- an introduction to the Rapa Nui language, and the history of southeast Polynesia.

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More books about Rapa Nui and Easter Island on and

Information about Rapa Nui | Phrases | Numbers | Rongorongo script | Books

Other Polynesian languages

Hawaiian, Māori, Rapanui, Samoan

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