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Meaning of "Tuvaluan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUVALUAN

Tuvaluan  [ˌtuːvəˈluːən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUVALUAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tuvaluan can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TUVALUAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Tuvaluan in the English dictionary

The first definition of Tuvaluan in the dictionary is relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Tuvalu, its inhabitants, or their language. Other definition of Tuvaluan is a native or inhabitant of Tuvalu. Tuvaluan is also the Austronesian language of Tuvalu.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUVALUAN


Aegean
iːˈdʒiːən
aeon
ˈiːən
Caribbean
ˌkærɪˈbiːən
Doohan
ˈduːən
eon
ˈiːən
Fijian
fiːˈdʒiːən
Korean
kəˈriːən
Labuan
ləˈbuːən
lien
ˈliːən
McEwan
məˈkjuːən
McEwen
məˈkjuːən
McLuhan
məˈkluːən
McMahon
məkˈmɑːən
Nauruan
nɑːˈuːruːən
pantheon
pænˈθiːən
punaluan
ˌpʊnəˈluːən
sien
ˈsiːən
Siouan
ˈsuːən
Tupian
tuːˈpiːən
yewen
ˈjuːən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUVALUAN

Tutsi
tutted
tutti
tutti-frutti
tutting
tutty
tutu
tutued
Tutuila
Tutuola
tutwork
tutworker
tutworkman
tutworkmen
Tuva Republic
Tuvalu
Tuvinian Autonomous Republic

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUVALUAN

Antiguan
Assouan
Assuan
Don Juan
duan
gargantuan
guan
Kairouan
lauan
Nicaraguan
Papuan
San Juan
Sichuan
Szechuan
taguan
t´ai chi ch´uan
Taiyuan
tuan
Yinchuan
yuan

Synonyms and antonyms of Tuvaluan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Tuvaluan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TUVALUAN

Find out the translation of Tuvaluan to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Tuvaluan from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Tuvaluan» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

图瓦卢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Tuvalu
570 millions of speakers

English

Tuvaluan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Tuvaluan
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوفالية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Тувалу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tuvaluan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Tuvaluan
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de Tuvalu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tuvaluan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tuvaluan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ツバルの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Tuvaluan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tuvaluan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tuvaluan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Tuvaluan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुवालुआन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tuvaluan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tuvaluan
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tuvaluan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Тувалу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Tuvaluan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Tuvaluan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Tuvaluan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Tuvaluan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tuvaluan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Tuvaluan

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TUVALUAN»

The term «Tuvaluan» is very widely used and occupies the 19.413 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Tuvaluan
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TUVALUAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Tuvaluan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Tuvaluan» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Tuvaluan

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUVALUAN»

Discover the use of Tuvaluan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Tuvaluan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tuvaluan: A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific.
Further information on Tuvaluan society or social life on particular islands can be found in Kennedy (1931), Koch (1961, 1962, 1963), Brady (1970, 1972, 1974, 1976), A. Chambers (1975, 1983), Noricks (1981), Butinov (1982), K. Chambers ...
Niko Besnier, 2002
2
Pacific Languages in Education
SIX Tuvaluan in the Schools An Interview with Kasi Ielemia Interviewer: Thank you for agreeing to talk about the language situation in the education system in Tuvalu. First of all, is there anything in the Constitution about the status of Tuvaluan ...
France Mugler, John Lynch, 1996
3
South Pacific Islands Communication: Regional Perspectives, ...
on. Being. a. tuvaluan. Tino. Tusitala. Reporting from the frontlines of Global Warming Mark Hayes ... Drawing on the first detailed study of Tuvaluan journalism ever undertaken as a case study, and taking account of emerging Oceanic ...
Usha Sundar Harris, 2008
4
Articles on Tuvaluan Law, Including: Feleti Teo, Eselealofa ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011
5
Articles on Polynesian Languages, Including: Tuvaluan ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011
6
Articles on Tuvaluan Society, Including: Filoimea Telito, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Hephaestus Books, 2011
7
Ethnic Groups Worldwide: A Ready Reference Handbook
As noted above, Tuvaluan ethnic identity is a recent development, probably the result of British rule, Protestant missionary activity, and a resentment of the more numerous Kiribati, Different dialects of Tuvaluan are spoken on each island, and  ...
David Levinson, 1998
8
Elections in Tuvalu: Tuvaluan General Election, 2002, ...
Not illustrated. Excerpt: This article is part of the series:Politics and government ofTuvalu General elections were held in Tuvalu on 25 July 2002. All candidates were independents, as there are no political parties in the country.
LLC Books, 2010
9
Polynesian Languages: Hawaiian Language, Tuvaluan Language, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, LLC Books, 2010
10
Dimensions of Register Variation: A Cross-Linguistic Comparison
... both spoken and written registers, a very large number of speakers, and a wide distribution as both a first and second language across many countries. Nukulaelae Tuvaluan is near the opposite extreme on this continuum: it has a relatively ...
Douglas Biber, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUVALUAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Tuvaluan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tuvaluans in Auckland send help home
The Tuvaluan community in Auckland is banding together to help family back ... About 2500 of New Zealand's 3500 Tuvaluans live in the city's western suburbs. «Auckland stuff.co.nz, Apr 15»
2
Tuvalu to benefit from international dredging aid
Mr Hall said he was thrilled to be giving something back to the Tuvaluan community and commended the New Zealand government on supporting such a worthy ... «Dredging News Online, Mar 15»
3
Tuvaluan Misses Parents' At Badging
Tuvaluan Jason Lafai, 18, could only wish his parents were present when he was inducted as a prefect at the Queen Victoria School in Tailevu yesterday. «Fiji Sun Online, Feb 15»
4
Tuvalu opens High Commission in New Zealand
Tuvalu's Prime Minister says he expects his country, and Tuvaluans living in New Zealand, to benefit significantly from the opening of a High Commission. «Radio New Zealand, Feb 15»
5
Tuvaluan to head Tuna Commission
The Parties to the Nauru Agreement are applauding the election of a Tuvaluan as the new Executive Director of the Western and Central Pacific Fishing ... «Radio New Zealand, Dec 14»
6
Tuvaluan PM visits PIDF Secretariat
TUVALUAN Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga yesterday became the first Pacific Island leader to pay a visit to the newly-erected Pacific Islands Development ... «Fiji Times, Oct 14»
7
Tuvaluan returns home with PhD from University of Auckland
Titled, 'Ola Lei; Developing Healthy Communities in Tuval', Tufoua developed a Tuvaluan conceptual framework for health and wellbeing - called the Ola Lei ... «Scoop.co.nz, Oct 14»
8
Tuvalu language use encouraged in NZ
The language of Tuvalu is being celebrated this week in New Zealand in an effort to showcase Tuvaluan culture and pride. This year's theme promotes the idea ... «Radio New Zealand, Sep 14»
9
Tuvalu policy on seafarers sees job improvements
The government newspaper Fenui says the seafaring industry has been struggling to find jobs for its workers as shipping companies find the Tuvaluan seafarers ... «Radio New Zealand, Sep 14»
10
Tuvaluan in court for failure to disclose money
Tuvaluan national, Stanley Terupo appeared in Nausori Magistrates Court this morning for allegedly failing to declare foreign currency in his possession when ... «Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, Nov 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Tuvaluan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tuvaluan>. Jun 2021 ».
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