Moriori leid

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Moriori
Spoken natively in New Zealand
Region Polynesie
Extinct 19t century
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Laitin
Leid codes
ISO 639-3
Linguist Leet mri-mor

Moriori is a Malayo-Polynesie leid sib wi the Maori leid. It is the mither tung o the Moriori, the indigenous fowk o the Chatham Islands.

The Moriori name for the Chathams is "Rekohu".

Fremmit Airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Galbraith, Sarah: A Grammar of the Moriori language.
  • Clark, R. 1994. Moriori and Maori: The Linguistic Evidence. In Sutton, D. (ed) The origins of the First New Zealanders. Auckland: Auckland University Press. pp. 123–135.
  • King, M. 2000. Moriori: A people rediscovered. (Revised Edition) Viking: Auckland.