Kōrero: Linguistics

Polynesian languages

Polynesian languages

This map shows the different languages within the Polynesian triangle, bounded by Hawaii, Easter Island and New Zealand. The triangle contains 16 languages of the Polynesian subgroup. Another 14 Polynesian languages are spoken outside the triangle.  

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Source: K. R. Howe, ed., Vaka moana: voyages of the ancestors: the discovery and settlement of the Pacific. Auckland: David Bateman; Auckland Museum, 2006

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Janet Holmes, 'Linguistics - Linguistics in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/43839/polynesian-languages (accessed 25 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Janet Holmes, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014