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===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
  
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1 - ho‘e
  
 
2 - piti
 
2 - piti
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7 - hitu
 
7 - hitu
  
8 - va'u,
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8 - va'u
  
9 - iv'a,
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9 - iva
  
10 - ho'e'ahuru
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10 - ho'e 'ahuru
  
11 - ho'e'ahuru'ngak'dahi
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11 - ho'e 'ahuru ma ho‘e
  
20 - piti'ra'ho'e'ahuru
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20 - piti 'ahuru
  
50 - pae'ra'ho'e'ahuru
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50 - pae 'ahuru
  
100 - ho'inaa
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100 - ho‘e hanere
  
200 - piti'ra'ho'inaa
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200 - piti hanere
  
500 - pae'ra'ho'inaa
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500 - pae hanere
  
1000 - ho'ahura'inaa
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1000 - ho'e tauatini
  
2000 - piti'ra'ho'ahura'inaa
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2000 - piti tauatini
  
5000 - pae'ra'ho'ahura'inaa
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5000 - pae tauatini
  
10000 - ho'ahura'huru'ho'inaa
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10000 - ‘ahuru tauatini
  
100000 - ho'inu'ho'inaa
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100000 - ho'e hanere tauatini
  
1,000,000 - dahi'ya'ho'uwuiha
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1,000,000 - ho‘e miriona
  
 
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===Colors===
 
===Colors===
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red: 'ura
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green: matie
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yellow: re'are'a
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white: 'uo'uo
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black: 'ere'ere
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brown: rava
  
 
===Transportation===
 
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===Money===
 
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moni
  
 
===Eating===
 
===Eating===

Revision as of 17:42, 10 October 2012

Tahitian is the main language of French Polynesia.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you know anything about this language, you can help by plunging forward and translating a phrase.


Here are a few Tahitian useful words you could pick up from a conversation:

  • Aita---------No
  • E------------Yes
  • Fare---------House
  • Ma'a---------Food
  • Maeva--------Welcome
  • Maita'i------How are you?
  • Mauruuru-----Thank you
  • Pape---------Water
  • Tama'a-------Let's eat
  • Tiare--------flower, emblem of Tahiti and her Islands

Basics

Hello. 
ia orana
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
 ? (Maita'i oe?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Maruuru)
What is your name? 
 ? (O vai to oe io'a?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
. (Mauruuru)
You're welcome. 
. ( )
No problem. 
(Aita pe'a'pe'a).
Yes. 
. (E, oia )
No. 
. (Aita )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
Nana
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? (Ua ite oe i te parau Marite?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
. ( )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. (Aita i papu ia'u )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

Numbers

1 - ho‘e

2 - piti

3 - toru

4 - maha

5 - pae

6 - ono

7 - hitu

8 - va'u

9 - iva

10 - ho'e 'ahuru

11 - ho'e 'ahuru ma ho‘e

20 - piti 'ahuru

50 - pae 'ahuru

100 - ho‘e hanere

200 - piti hanere

500 - pae hanere

1000 - ho'e tauatini

2000 - piti tauatini

5000 - pae tauatini

10000 - ‘ahuru tauatini

100000 - ho'e hanere tauatini

1,000,000 - ho‘e miriona

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Mon.Monire,Tues.Mahana Piti,Wed.Mahana Toru,Thur.Mahana maha,Fri. Mahana pae, Sat.Mahana ma'a,Sun.Tapati

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

red: 'ura

green: matie

yellow: re'are'a

white: 'uo'uo

black: 'ere'ere

brown: rava

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

moni

Eating

Bars

Fare inura'a

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

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