Book: Say It In Maori
Maori Phrase Book
Compiled by Alan Armstrong
Published by Viking Sevenseas Ltd, NZ, 1968
Soft cover, 60pp
If you are starting to learn Maori, this is the perfect book to help you learn the language.
The book starts with an explanation of the nature of the Maori language, tribal differences, and transliteration.
It then moves on how to pronounce the vowels and consonants.
Next is a small dictionary of Maori words and their English translation, and English to Maori.
Then there is a helpful selection of Maori conversational phrases - greetings, thanks, courtesy phrases, etc.
There are phrases on eating and drinking, about work and doing things, about travelling and seeking directions, expressing emotions, making enquiries, talking about the weather, negatives, affirmatives and short replies, phrases about speaking, hearing and listening, and how to tell the time in Maori.
And there is a section on counting in Maori, the days of the week, months of the year, seasons and points of the compass, and proverbial and popular sayings.
There is also a section about popular place names and their meanings, and some common English names and their Maori equivalents, like Eleanor (Erena) or Henry (Henare).
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