Split one Tahitian vanilla bean lengthwise and place in heatproof bottle.
As the songs arose in the rattling Tahitian chorus, the chief translated here and there a verse.
Here, in the household where I am writing this, is a little Tahitian “feeding-child.”
Three of his companions, two Europeans and one Tahitian, died under these distresses.
I will return to the Tahitian in his "lighter moments" in another chapter.
Suddenly the Tahitian told of an experience of his mother's when she was an imperious queen in the far-off Polynesian island.
The Tahitian word for song, himine, is a Kanakazation of the English word hymn.
Today a Tahitian will speak of the himine to which a hula is danced.
The Tahitian language has only about fourteen letters in its alphabet.
Vahine is the Tahitian for woman, and Charmian being the only vahine aboard, the bailing fell appropriately to her.