Niuean


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Niuean

(njuːˈɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to the S Pacific island of Niue or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to the S Pacific island of Niue or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Niue
Translations
niueanisch
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Their ethnic backgrounds were diverse and some participants identified with more than one ethnicity: Cook Islands (1); Iraqi (2); Maori (7); New Zealand European (2); Niuean (1); Samoan (2); South African (1); Sudanese (1); and Tongan (2).
The service also featured song and musical items provided by the various nursing groups, ie Cook Islands, Tokelauan, Fijian, Tongan, Samoan and Niuean.
Six students were Samoan, two Maori, two Cook Island Maori, two Niuean, one Fijian, one Tokelauan and one was Chinese.
Sydney: A proposal by Niue Premier Toke Talagi for his small Pacific nation to house asylum-seekers to Australia has been rejected by the Niuean parliament.
The New Zealand Ministry of Education has developed a series of resources specifically designed to support teachers who do not have fluency in the target language for the range of languages supported by the New Zealand Curriculum (Ministry of Education, 2011), including Chinese, Cook Island Maori, French, German, Japanese, Niuean, Samoan, Spanish, Tokelauan and Tongan.
Nicholas Rolle (2009) argues for this approach with regard to the Niuean language, in which underlying identical vowel-vowel sequences surface as a long vowel if the stress falls on the first vowel of this sequence and as a double articulated heterosyllabic vowel if the stress falls on the second vowel (a similar phenomenon is also observed in Estonian, for instance, in the word koopereeruma 'cooperate').
of Cambridge), introduces Pule as one of New Zealand's most significant "new Oceania" artists, with whom he co-wrote a book on traditional Niuean (Polynesian island) barkcloth art which influenced his work.
About 25,000 people of Niuean descent live in New Zealand and more than 5,000 in Australia.
In the Niuean example (97), the verb has two syntactic arguments, the agent 'child' and the instrument 'charcoal', but the incorporated noun 'picture' indicates a third participant in the event.
Free Internet and WiFi service across the island nation to 1,400 residents, connecting them to 30,000 Niuean friends and relations living outside the country's borders in New Zealand, Australia and the rest of the world;
Ruby Alloway (left), of Niuean descent, is a third-year nursing student at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology.
Ahamed and Niuean Premier Toke Talagi signed a Joint Communique on the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Niue, at Cook Islands, on August 30.