DOBES Archive

tooua
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word tō'ua (be twin).
tuumomi
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word tūmomi (drench in water).
kaho
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word kaho (spread out).
haga_pupu
This session shows how a mother with her daughters fabricates shell artifacts (mainly necklaces).
hee-1b
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word he'e (go across).
veeti-1b
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word vēti (detach).
mamaakau
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word mama'akau (remember).
paku_tuhia-Ti
Document on how to use plants for skin treatment; with these plants unpleasant body smells are removed for a long time (kind of deodorising). The document further explains with the basis of the same plant combination how to make a paste to protect the skin against sunburns.
hei-2a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word hei (be right).
ouu
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word 'oū (pick).
gaiere-JK
This session describes and shows in the lagoon how clam fish (Tridacna gigas) is prepared.
attempt_fai2
This session shows the haveke tini ("capsized canoe") figure of the old game of string figures, a game which was played in several parts of Polnesia. Consultant gives verbal explanation of the steps. In this session does not succeed in making the string figure, but shows several attempts to reconstruct knowledge of how to do the string figure haveke tini ("capsized canoe") as the figure is complicated. The string figure is made with a fabricated (imported) string or band.
taha-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word taha (walk).
vii-2
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word vi'i (prepare).
tiinai-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word tīnai (put off).
eehi-1a
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word e'ehi (coconut).
kavai
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word kava'i (mix).