Māori Words used in New Zealand English

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john20
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Māori Words used in New Zealand English
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2015-06-10 01:05:16
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Maori Langauge
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  1. Aotearoa
    New Zealand – literally – Long white cloud
  2. aroha
    love
  3. hangi
    traditional feast prepared in earth oven
  4. haka
    war dance with actions
  5. hīkoi
    walk
  6. hui
    gathering, meeting
  7. iwi
    tribe
  8. kai
    food
  9. karakia
    prayer
  10. kauri
    large native conifer
  11. kea
    native parrot
  12. Kia ora
    Hello, greetings
  13. kiwi
    native flightless bird
  14. Kōhanga Reo
    language nest, Māori Immersion pre-school (0 – 4 years)
  15. mahi
    work or activity
  16. makō
    shark
  17. mana
    prestige, reputation
  18. Māori
    Indigenous inhabitants of New Zealand, the language of the indigenous inhabitants of New Zealand
  19. moa
    Extinct large flightless bird
  20. traditional Māori hill fort
  21. Pākeha
    New Zealander of non-Maori descent, usually European
  22. pounamu
    greenstone
  23. puku
    stomach
  24. taonga
    treasured possessions or cultural items, anything precious
  25. Te Reo Māori
    The Māori language
  26. tuatara
    reptiles endemic to New Zealand and which, although resembling most lizards, are part of a distinct lineage, the order Rhynchocephalia
  27. waka
    canoe, vehicle
  28. whānau
    family

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