Lexicostatistics: Samoan to Maori

Comparison Samoan to Maori

  English    Samoan     Maori   Comments  Points  
Death-T-
Oti [1]
-M-T-
Mate [2]
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
 50,00  
Ear-T-L-G-
Taliga
-T-R-G-
Taringa
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
Exact consonant match -G-/-G-
 66,67  
Eye-M-T-
Mata
-M-T-
Mata
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
 100,00  
Four-F-
Fa
-F-
Wha
Exact consonant match -F-/-F-
 100,00  
Hand-L-M-
Lima
-R-G-
Ringa
 0,00  
I-#-
A'u
-#-
Ahau
Exact consonant match -#-/-#-
 100,00  
Name-G-
Igoa
-G-
Ingoa
Exact consonant match -G-/-G-
 100,00  
Night-P-
Po
-P-
Exact consonant match -P-/-P-
 100,00  
Nose-S-
Isu
-H-
Ihu
 0,00  
Sun-L-
La
-R-
Ra
 0,00  
Three-T-L-
Tolu
-T-R-
Toru
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
 50,00  
Tongue-L-L-
Alelo [3]
-R-R-
Arero
 0,00  
Tooth-N-F-
Nifo
-N-H-
Niho
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 50,00  
Two-L-
Lua
-R-
Rua
 0,00  
Water-V-
Vai
-W-
Wai
Related consonant match -V-/-W-
 86,55  
Who-#-
Ai
-#-
Wai
Exact consonant match -#-/-#-
 100,00  
Wind-M-T-G-
Matagi
-T-
Ta [4]
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
Too weak signals! -> no point
 0,00  
You (thou)-#-
Oe
-#-
Koe
Exact consonant match -#-/-#-
 100,00  
Analysis:
Total Points/#words: 1003,21/18 (=55,734/100). This value has to be reverted (100-Result) to get the Genetic distance:
Genetic distance: 44,27
 
These langages are closely related!
Period Samoan: Year 2000, Period Maori: Year 2000.

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Statistics for this comparison (exposure to chance - explanation here):
 
→ Mathematical expectation (μ): 95,74
→ Standard deviation (σ): 3,61
p-value = ƒ(44,27, μ, σ): 2,072 × 10-46
 
This comparison has a probability lower than 0,01% to get results below 44,27 if conducted with random values.
References:
 1. All Samoan words are from: MALHERBE, Michel. Les langages de l'humanité Paris : Robert Laffont, 1995. ISBN : 2-221-05947-6, p. 1392 – 1395
 2. All Maori words are from: MALHERBE, Michel. Les langages de l'humanité Paris : Robert Laffont, 1995. ISBN : 2-221-05947-6, p. 1192 – 1195
 3. Source: http://www.freelang.net/online/samoan.php?lg=gb
 4. Source: http://www.maoridictionary.co.nz/search?idiom=&phrase=&proverb=&loan=&keywords=Wind&search=