[HOT] [OSM-talk] Names for Fiji

Jean-Guilhem Cailton jgc at arkemie.com
Fri Feb 26 09:05:48 UTC 2016


Le 26/02/2016 08:49, Martin Koppenhoefer a écrit :
>
> sent from a phone
>
> Am 26.02.2016 um 07:08 schrieb Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:
>
>>> Note that names currently in use are often a simplified form of these
>>> "old" names, and that it is straightforward to recognize current names
>>> in old names.
>>>
>>> For example, on Koro Island, here is a list of correspondences old
>>> name
>>> - current name:
>>> Kande - Kade
>>> Nambuna - Nabuna
>>> Nangaindamu - Naqaidamu
>>> Sinuvatha - Sinuvaca
>>> Namathu - Namacu
>>> Mundu - Mudu
>
> are these names English or fiji or hindi?
>
> cheers 
> Martin 
>

They are "name" found in reports from Fijian officials or medias - that
apparently use English, an official language in Fiji (I haven't seen
Fijian news reports in other languages - yet) - and often found in the
"name" tag in OSM in Fiji. And in 1944 US topo maps for "old_name".

Cheers,

Jean-Guilhem


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