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Discuss interesting facts about the history, vocabulary, and grammar of the languages of Fiji.

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How do you say "not" in Fijian? 4 Replies

I was intrigued by the comment that Fijian has many ways of saying "no", so I compiled some examples (from Milner's grammar). Can anyone add more forms or words meaning "no" to this list?1) SEGAThis…Continue

Started by Raul Aranovich. Last reply by Andy Ann Jan 20, 2014.

alphabets in fijian language 1 Reply

im just curious to know , how many alphabets does the fijian language have?Continue

Started by Emilee Naulumatua. Last reply by Raul Aranovich Dec 13, 2013.

What "language type" does Fijian approximate?

In my research on Fijian, one of the topics that comes up is the language type that characterizes the language. Traditionally, linguists classify the world's languages into four types. A) Analytic:…Continue

Started by Raul Aranovich Jan 13, 2012.

How Do You Say, "there is" in Fijian? 10 Replies

As I study the language of Fiji, I am stunned by the many ways to say "there is". Milner gives some examples: E tu e dua na vuniniu mai SeruaE tiko koya e dua na tamataSa dua na waqa Schütz, in his…Continue

Started by Raul Aranovich. Last reply by BULA BEE Nov 10, 2011.

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Comment by Raul Aranovich on November 2, 2011 at 3:19pm
Bula! I am a linguist at UC Davis, California, researching Fijian language and culture. If you are interested in any aspect of the languages of Fiji, please join us in the discussion.
 
 
 

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How do you say "not" in Fijian? 4 Replies

Started by Raul Aranovich. Last reply by Andy Ann Jan 20, 2014.

alphabets in fijian language 1 Reply

Started by Emilee Naulumatua. Last reply by Raul Aranovich Dec 13, 2013.

What "language type" does Fijian approximate?

Started by Raul Aranovich Jan 13, 2012.

How Do You Say, "there is" in Fijian? 10 Replies

Started by Raul Aranovich. Last reply by BULA BEE Nov 10, 2011.

Books about Fijian (grammars, dictionaries, studies) 1 Reply

Started by Raul Aranovich. Last reply by BULA BEE Nov 10, 2011.

How do you say "parallel" in Fijian? 1 Reply

Started by Raul Aranovich. Last reply by Sivo Nov 7, 2011.

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