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See also: maori, māori, and Māori

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EnglishEdit

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)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori māori (aborigine, native; normal, ordinary, plain).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Maori

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

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

Maori (countable and uncountable, plural Maori or Maoris)

  1. (uncountable) The indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand.
  2. (countable) A member of this people.
  3. (uncountable) The language of these 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.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

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Further readingEdit

eTexts at the NZ Electronic Text Centre

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