Marquesan


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Mar·que·san

 (mär-kā′zən, -sən)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of the Marquesas Islands.
b. A person of Marquesan ancestry.
2. The Austronesian language of the Marquesans.
adj.
Of or relating to the Marquesas Islands or their people, language, or culture.

Marquesan

(mɑːˈkeɪzən; -sən)
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Marquesas Islands or their inhabitants
2. (Placename) of or relating to the Marquesas Islands or their inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the Marquesas Islands
References in classic literature ?
There will be baked beans Mexican, if I can hammer it into Toyama's head; also, baked papaia with Marquesan honey, and, lastly, a wonderful pie the secret of which Toyama refuses to divulge."
I'll wager the Admiraltys are not yet civilized.' All preparations were made, things packed on board, and a new crew of Marquesans and Tahitians shipped.
There were different styles and fashions of body art even then, with sailors coming back from the tropics with distinctive Tahitian or Marquesan designs.
On the other hand, in the field of the so-called fine arts, crafts may be considered a "poor cousin", a form of inferior art (FIGUEIREDO; MARQUESAN, 2014), subject, in addition to aesthetic, to the dictates of functionality.
Recalling Stoler's portrayal of a commanding colonial past that carves 'through the psychic and material space in which people live' (2013:2), Marquesan Islanders interact with a traumatic, entangled colonial and indigenous history by engaging with ancestral spirits that are felt and heard on the land.
Inside, delight in an exotic ambiance and authentic Polynesian decor where the walls are wrapped in handmade tapa cloth from the island of Tonga, carved Marquesan tikis and tribal masks from Papua New Guinea.
Marquesan trophy skulls: Description, osteological analyses, and changing motivations in the South Pacific.
[To replicate] costumes, boats, houses, and tattoos, we had most of the information from Samoa, so that ended up being Motunui, the fictional island where Moana is from." Te Fiti, another island in the film, was based on Tahiti, and the tattoos on Dwayne Johnson's character, Maui, are modeled on Marquesan tattoos.
For example, in the Marquesan account of the 'Eastern voyage of the Kaahua', collected by Edward S.
After having written sensitively and probingly about the nature of same-sex attraction in Melville, catalyzed by his exposure to the non-Western sensuality and dress, or lack thereof, of the Marquesan islanders whom he got to know after jumping ship in the 1840s, Robertson-Lorant devotes her entire epilogue to disabusing readers of the idea of a queer Melville, which she disputes as an example of ideological criticism run amok.