Moriori leid

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Native taeNew Zealand
Extinct19t century
Leid codes
ISO 639-3

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 o the Moriori leid.
  • Clark, R. 1994. Moriori an Maori: The Linguistic Evidence. In Sutton, D. (ed) The origins o the First New Zealanders. Auckland: Auckland Varsity Press. pp. 123–135.
  • King, M. 2000. Moriori: A fowk rediscovered. (Revised Edition) Viking: Auckland.