Te Tama Hakāìki Iti — in Marquesan.
Marquesan, also known as Marquesic or Te Reo Marquesan, is a Polynesian language spoken in the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia in the central Pacific Ocean. It’s part of the larger Austronesian language family and is closely related to other Polynesian languages like Tahitian, Hawaiian, and Maori.
Marquesan belongs to the Polynesian subgroup of the Austronesian language family. Polynesian languages are known for their shared linguistic and cultural traits, as well as their geographical distribution across the Pacific Islands.
Marquesan consists of several dialects, each corresponding to a specific island in the Marquesas archipelago. These dialects exhibit variations in pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. The main dialects include North Marquesan (spoken on the islands of Nuku Hiva and Ua Pou) and South Marquesan (spoken on the islands of Hiva Oa, Tahuata, Fatu Hiva, and Ua Huka).