DOBES Archive

pii-2
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word pi'i (climb).
vaahi-1b
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word vāhi (do copra).
vaa-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word va'a (canoe).
hanauaa
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word hanauā (have a stillborn baby).
teao-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word te'ao (talk).
haika_epa-Ti
Document on preparation of medication which cleans the interior of the body; the taking of the medicine involves complex eating taboos and a purification with cooked coconut milk (tiheke_epa-Ti) which causes diarrhoea and finally purifies the body (also from some of the toxic plants used for this medication).
vii-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word vī (Otaheite or Tahitian apple).
ama-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'ama (storm lamp).
kae_verbal
This session shows a video clip of the interpretation of the verbal kae "cut off tree bark with a knife".
mei-1b
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word mei (preposition marking the origine of a person, thing or a movement in time and space).
inei
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'inei (be here).
maau-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word māu (get stuck).
oaaka-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'oāka (find what one was looking or searching for).
kuikui
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word ku'iku'i (be exhausted).
oaaka-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'oāka (find).
kero_tohemaha
This session shows the fabrication of the "tohemaha" basket with leaves of a coconut frond.
eka
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'eka (be wonderful).
puta
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word puta (have a hole).
raraga_kero
This session shows the fabrication of a "tohemaha" (lit. 'four corner') basket with leaves of a coconut frond. The basket is fabricated with very fine strings of coconut leaves which are still connected to a stem of the coconut frond. The whole procedure is documented with explanations by the consultant.