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Maori

See also: maori, māori, and Māori

EnglishEdit

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Maori edition of Wiktionary
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Alternative formsEdit

  • Māori (preferred usage in Māori text)
  • Mäori, Maaori (alternative usage in Māori text when macrons are not available)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaʊɹi/
  • (New Zealand, non-standard) IPA(key): /ˈmɑː(ɹ, ɾ)i/, /ˈmoʊɾi/, /ˈmɔː(ɹ, ɾ)i/, /ˈmɛ(ə, ː)ɹi/
  • (US, dialectal, non-standard) IPA(key): /meɪˈ(j)ɔːɹi/
  • Rhymes: -aʊri

EtymologyEdit

Maori māori (aborigine, native", "normal, ordinary, plain).

AdjectiveEdit

Maori

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the Maori.

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Proper nounEdit

Maori

  1. The indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand.
  2. The language of these people.

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NounEdit

Maori (plural Maori or Maoris)

  1. A member of this people.

Usage notesEdit

The plural form "Maoris" is sometimes used for members of the people, but "Maori" is preferred, as the term is invariant in Māori.

TranslationsEdit

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External linksEdit

eTexts at the NZ Electronic Text Centre

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