Definición de Motu en inglés:

Motu

Saltos de línea: Motu
Pronunciación: /ˈməʊtuː
 
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sustantivo (plural igual)

  • 1A member of a Melanesian people of Papua New Guinea inhabiting the area around Port Moresby.
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    • Maintaining the distinctiveness of their culture in the face of urbanization and modernization is a challenge for the present-day Motu.
    • The battle was to avenge the death of Kevau Dagora's father, who died in a massacre by the Lakwaharn at Taurama, the ancestral village of the Western Motu.
    • The Motu inhabit a region which now includes the capital city, Port Moresby, and the Hula live about 110 kilometres to the east.
  • 2 [mass noun] The language of the Motu, the base of a pidgin known as Hiri Motu or (formerly) Police Motu, widely used as a lingua franca for administrative purposes.

adjetivo

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  • Relating to the Motu or their language.
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    • The choice of language for Motu greetings is the most important aspect of an interaction.
    • The Christian Gospels were translated into the Motu language by 1885.
    • For example, adult Pari villagers politicise language, like most other Motu villages.

Origen

the name in Melanesian.

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noun
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