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  • Karakia

    Prayer

    Whakataukī

    Proverb

    Kīwaha

    Idiom

    Wananei

    Awesome

    Whakamā

    Embarrassment

    Waitahi

    Canterbury

    Ōtautahi

    Christchurch

    Kia ora

    Hello

    Kia ora e hoa

    Hello my friend

    Kia ora e hoa mā

    Hello my friends

    Tēnā koe

    Hello (one person)

    Tēnā kōrua

    Hello (two people)

    Tēnā koutou

    Hello (more than 2 people)

    Mōrena

    Good morning 1

    Ata mārie

    Good morning 2

    Ahi mārie

    Good afternoon

    Pō mārie

    Good Night

    Ka kite (anō)

    See you

    Hei konā/konei rā

    Goodbye (phone)

    Haere rā

    Goodbye (to departing person)

    E noho rā

    Goodbye (to person staying)

    Pātai

    Question

    Tikanga

    Meaning

    Anō

    Again

    Hoa

    Friend

    To stand

    Noho

    To sit

    Kōrero

    To speak

    Aua

    I have no idea

    E tū

    Stand up

    E noho

    Sit down

    Whakarongo

    en

    Kōrero mai

    Speak

    Kōrero mai anō

    Speak again

    Ka mau te wehi

    That's amazing!

    Kātahi rā koe

    You're awesome

    Kāore au i te mōhio

    I don't know

    Aua! Aua hoki!

    I have no idea!

    He aha te kupu Māori mō...?

    What's the Maori word for

    Kia āta kōrero

    Speak slowly please

    Ingoa

    name

    Ōu

    Your (plural)

    Tōna

    his/her

    Kōtiro

    Girl

    Mātua

    Parents

    Tamariki

    Children

    Kaiako

    Teacher

    Pōua

    Grandfather

    Taua

    Grandmother

    Māmā

    Mother

    Pāpā

    Father

    Tuakana

    Older sibling of the same sex

    Teina

    Younger sibling of the same sex

    Tungāne

    Brother of a girl

    Tuahine

    Sister of a boy

    Tamāhine

    Daughter

    E kī, e kī

    Well, well, is that right?

    Kua pau te hau

    exhausted

    Ōtepoti

    Dunedin

    Whakatū

    Nelson

    Tāmaki-makau-rau

    Auckland

    Waewae

    Leg

    Whare

    house

    Kaiako

    Teacher

    Pēhea

    How

    Matua

    Father

    Mātāmua

    Oldest

    Pōtiki

    Youngest

    mokopuna

    grandchild

    riri

    angry

    Māuiui

    sick

    ngenge

    tired

    Hiakai

    hungry

    hiainu

    Thirsty

    Hiamoe

    sleepy

    kaha

    strong

    tonu

    still

    karaehe

    class

    Kāore i te pai

    Not good

    Kei te pēra tonu

    just the same

    Karawhiua

    Give it heaps, go hard

    He kino kē koe

    You're bad

    Kāinga

    home

    Kura

    school

    pāmu

    farm

    Akomanga

    classroom

    rūma

    room

    Pōuri

    sad

    and the others

    Motokā

    car

    Taraka

    Truck

    Rorohiko

    computer

    Whanaunga

    relative

    pukapuka

    book

    pouaka whakaata

    TV

    Moenga

    bed

    Tāngata

    people

    Tamaiti

    child

    Koroua

    Old man

    Kuia

    Old woman

    Miraka

    milk

    paraoa

    bread

    āporo

    apple

    hua heihei

    egg

    heihei

    chicken

    hipi

    sheep

    Tūru

    chair

    Kāpata

    cupboard

    Tēpu

    table

    pouaka

    box

    raro

    under

    waho

    outside

    mua

    in front

    muri

    behind

    te taha o

    the side/beside

    Maunga

    mountain

    waka

    canoe

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