A Conversational Guide to Marquesan"To Enata, Enana and all those who continue to speak and teach their 'eo."
Thus begins the Marquesan Phrasebook / Livre des phrases marquisiennes. This book is the first of its kind, translating Marquesan into both French and English. Drawing on Emily's near-decade long experience in visiting and living in the Marquesas, the book includes hundreds of phrases useful in everyday interactions in the islands, organized by theme. Two quick guides on the inside of the front and back covers help the user find key expressions with optimal speed. A small Marquesan dictionary (technically, lexicon) at the back of the book is a great source for quick translations and vocabulary. Spread throughout are a selection of "Marquesan Fun Facts" that help to familiarize the reader with the Marquesas Islands and their inhabitants.
Inside the Marquesan Phrasebook
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