- a good beginner's guide for those wanting to study Māori systematically.
Covers such common situations as: passing through customs, checking into a
hotel, placing phone calls, going to the post office, and extending and
- comprises a textbook and self-help guide to the study of the Māori language.
It is also a complete grammar reference, covering parts of speech, the structure
of each type of phrase and the combinations of phrases that form simple sentences.
Each aspect of the grammar is discussed in a numbered section or subsection
of the book and a combined vocabulary and index provides a reference system.
- this English-Māori and Māori-English dictionary has over 4000 entries in each
section. It provides information on parts of speech; practical help with
pronunciation of Māori words; and it relates to contemporary life by including
words from English commonly used by today's Māori speakers.
- this dictionary contains over 15,000 headwords are given, each
of which may have as many as several hundred Māori equivalents. All
the Māori words contained in Williams's Māori Dictionary appear here
under English equivalents, together with words recorded in Tregear's
Māori-to-English Dictionary but not in Williams. Well-established
Māori borrowings from English are also included.
- an introductory dictionary for students of te reo Māori.
It features clear, easy-to-follow Māori-English and English-Māori
sections with the Māori and English alphabets at the top of
each page - words the learner is likely to come across, including
contemporary usage and modern terms - themed word lists, including
days of the week, months of the year, numbers, cities of New Zealand,
colours, emotions, actions, parts of the body, in the classroom,
and on the marae.
- This comprehensive overview looks at all aspects of the Mäori language:
its history, its dialects, its sounds and grammar, its current status and the
efforts being made by the Mäori community and the state to ensure its
survival. Central chapters provide an overall sketch of the structure of Mäori
while highlighting those aspects which have been the subject of detailed linguistic
analysis - particularly phonology (sound structure) and morphology (word structure).
Though addressed primarily to those with some knowledge of linguistics, this book
describes a language with a wealth of interesting features.
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