Thursday, August 17, 2017

Fijian Language Class - Hamilton, New Zealand

Live in the Waikato? Have children that want to learnFijian? Have a partner that has been dying to learn your language? Do you want learn Fijian?

This is your opportunity. We have classes starting on August 29, 2017.

Regularity of classes will depend on initial interest.

This introductory 2 hour session will be free but we welcome gold coin donations to support the venue.

The venue is the Settlement Centre on Boundary Road, Hamilton and starts at 6 pm for 2 hours.

Please register for free (Click on the button) if you want to attend or if you're interested in attending future classes.

Live outside of Hamilton? No problem.
Go to this Youtube link and Set Reminder and just follow this link on the set time and join the class.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Vodre - Fijian for grasshopper

The grasshopper is called 'vodre' in Fijian. The Fijian surname 'Samusamuvodre' is probably from an ancestor who was named such for repeatedly trying to hit a grasshopper.

Samuta (verb) - hit with a weapon or object

Samusamu (verb) - repeatedly hit

iSamu (noun) - a heavy wooden weapon or instrument used to hit something else. Example 'iSamu ni sulu' is a heavy wooden stick used to beat clothes to clean them.

Free online trial tutorial

We are offering a one off personal online tutorial to help you develop your Fijian Language. Whether you're a newbie, beginner or inte...