Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

Kīwaha (colloquialism)

Ka mātua i tēnā!
That’ll do.

Kupu (word)

marama
moon

Ka raurunui te marama ā te pō nei.
It’s going to be a full moon tonight.

Maori
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Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

Kīwaha (colloquialism)

Mā te aha i tēnā.
Better than nothing.

Kupu (word)

Tāwhirimātea
god of the wind

Ko Tāwhirimātea te atua o ngā hau.
Tāwhirimātea is the god of the winds.

Maori
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Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

Kīwaha (colloquialism)

Autaia tonu
Not bad

Kupu (word)

wahine
woman

He wahine kaha a Miri.
Miri is a strong woman.

Whakataukī (Māori)

Tā te tamaiti mahi, he wawāhi tahā.
It is the job of the children to smash the calabash.

Maori
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Kia ora. To celebrate Te Reo Māori we are publishing kupu (words).

Kīwaha (colloquialism)

Koia kei a koe
What a sad guy

Kupu (word)

kaiako
teacher

Ko Whaea Hēni tōku kaiako.
Whaea Hēni is my teacher

Maori
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