Dictionary of Cook Islands languages

Welcome to the online Mangaian Dictionary. This online dictionary is aimed at providing quick access for learners and speakers of the language of Mangaia, the southernmost and second largest island of the Cook Islands. Mangaian is an Eastern Polynesian language that is closely related to the languages of the other islands of the southern Cook Islands.

It also has many similarities with the indigenous languages of the northern Cook Islands, Tuamotu, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Hawai‘i, the Marquesas, Tahiti and the Society Islands.

This is a bilingual dictionary with the meanings of each headword given in English. It can be searched for both English and Mangaian words.

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