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Abstract

All the surviving 1,200 words from the extinct Moriori language were compared with Maori and Easter Island languages. A Moriori speaker would have understood much said by an Easter Islander as their languages shared at least one word in five, or over 20%, and probably shared many more

Keywords

Moriori, Maori and Easter Island cognates

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Additional Information

ISSN
2576-5469
Print ISSN
1040-1385
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-06
Open Access
No
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