Right at home in Dogotuki

HIS Australian accent was what made this speaker of the Dogotuki dialect stand out during a special village gathering. John Hope-Simpson, an Australian who has maternal links to Namukalau, Dogotuki in Macuata, sat among villagers and fluently conversed with them in the Dogotuki dialect but with a different accent. A professional fisherman and boat master, […]

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