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).
pehe_NAP
This sessions record an indigenous song of Napuka island. There are also some explanations about the content of the lyrics.
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).