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Fijian Language Week

Sunday 04/10/2020

Nacawa ni vosa vakaviti / Fijian language week is Sunday 4 October - Saturday 10 October. This week celebrates the language and culture of Fijian Kiwis and is an opportunity to connect and develop a deeper understanding of the language and culture of Fiji.

Here are some basics for beginners who are keen to start their journey getting acquainted with the Fijian language:

 

Hello                     Bula / Ni sa bula vinaka

Good morning      Yadra

Thank you            Vinaka

Yes                        Io

No                         Sega       

Goodbye               Moce mada / Ni sa moce

The Ministry for Pacific Peoples has a fact sheet and activity book for anyone keen to delve deeper.

 

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