Pitcairnese language

with contributions by E. Schubert (and others)
  • 269 Pages
  • 2.93 MB
  • English
Andre Deutsch , (London)
Pitcairnese lang
Statementby Alan S.C. Ross and A. W. Moverley.
SeriesThe Language library
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20042586M

Pitcairnese Language Textbook Binding – June 1, by C.S. Ross (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Textbook Binding, June 1, "Please retry" — Author: C.S. Ross. Language Note: Includes text in Pitcairn-Norfolk. Notes: A.W. Moverley is a New Zealander.

Description: p. ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction / by E. Schubert, Alaric Maude, H.E. Maude and E.H. Flint --The Pitcairnese text / by A.C.

Gimson --On the history of the Pitcairnese language --The language of Norfolk Island / by E.H. Flint. Series Title. The Pitcairnese Language. The Language Library by Ross, Alan S. and A. Moverley: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ross, Alan Strode Campbell.

Pitcairnese language. New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) The Pitcairnese language (The language library) [Alan Strode Campbell Ross] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). Pitkern (also Pitcairnese) is a creole language based on an 18th-century dialect of English and Tahitian.

It is a primary language of Pitcairn Island, though it has more speakers on Norfolk Island. Unusually, although spoken on Pacific Ocean islands, it. Norfuk (increasingly spelt Norfolk) or Norf'k is the language spoken on Norfolk Island (in the Pacific Ocean) by the local residents.

It is a blend of 18th-century English and Tahitian, originally introduced by Pitkern-speaking settlers from the Pitcairn with English, it is the co-official language of Norfolk Island. As travel to and from Norfolk Island becomes more common Language family: English Creole, PacificPitkernNorfolk.

Language genre: new releases and popular books, including The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine, Sea Wife by Amity Gaige, Because Internet: Understanding th. In their book The Pitcairnese language, Ross and Moverley () referred to aklan as “quite the most mysterious word in Pitcairnese”.

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They go on to suggest that it derives from ‘little ones’ and that, like Tahitian ta’ata ri’a ‘little people’, aklan can be used to mean ‘the general run of people’, which, over time, came to.

The language Pitcairnese. nary [proper] The language Pitcairnese. Example sentences with "Pitkern", translation memory. WikiMatrix. The island's children have produced a book in Pitkern and English called Mi Bas Side orn Pitcairn or My Favourite Place on Pitcairn.

UN The official languages are English and Pitkern. A language profile for Pitcairn-Norfolk. Get a detailed look at the language, from population to dialects and usage.

Pitcairnese (not comparable) Of or relating to the Pitcairn Islands. Proper noun. Pitcairnese. A creole spoken in the Pitcairn Islands, formed from an eighteenth-century dialect of English and the Tahitian language. Synonyms. Pitkern; Further reading. Ethnologue entry for Pitcairnese, pih; Anagrams.

pertinacies. PITCAIRNESE Pitcairnese is a language which the Pitcairners use among themselves. It is a mixture of eighteenth-century English and Tahitian, although the Tahitian element is almost unrecognizable, except for the names of plants and fish and a few other words.

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A USI is a code made up of numbers and letters. The Pitcairn language, also known as Pitkern and Pitcairnese, is a creole language based on an 18th century dialect of English and Tahitian.

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But linguist Daniel Everett argues that, /5(2). Norfolk is a language spoken on Norfolk Island, in the Pacific Ocean. The closely related language of Pitcairnese is spoken on Pitcairn Island, also in the Pacific.

It is originally a mixture of English and Tahitian, developed on the two islands by the descendents of the crew of the Mutiny on the Bounty and their Tahitian wives.

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It is a combined land area of 47 square kilometers, wherein the islands are scattered around miles of ocean and land. Pitcairn Island is not the largest land area but is the only. Definition of Pitcairnese in the dictionary. Meaning of Pitcairnese. What does Pitcairnese mean. Information and translations of Pitcairnese in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.

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