Dictionary of Cook Islands languages

Welcome to the online Mitiaro Dictionary.

This online dictionary is aimed at providing quick access for learners and speakers of the language of Mitiaro. Mitiaro makes up part of an island grouping called Nga-Pu-Toru. or "The Three Roots". The other two islands are Atiu and Mauke. Mitiaro 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 Mitiaro words. An additional feature of this dictionary is it has selected words that are audio recorded in the Mitiaro language. There are also selections of words that have images related to the Mitiaro word.

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