Maori-English dictionary

5000 Word Maori Dictionary

A great companion for Maori language learners, from beginner to intermediate level. Includes the most commonly used words in Maori today. You can view the PDF dictionary on your smartphone or your iPad (using the free iBooks app).

5000 Word Maori Dictionary


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5000 Word Maori Dictionary

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  • A PDF File for download

Key Points

  • Includes the most important words in Maori
  • Maori-English and English-Maori
  • Essential vocabulary marked in bold


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Online Maori dictionary

This Maori dictionary contains the 5000 most used words in Maori which are essential for day to day communication. Along with the meaning of the word, the dictionary will also provide usage examples.

tōku whare
my house
tōna whare
her house
He hou ngā whare
The houses are new
He paku ngā whare
The houses are small
He paku te whare
The house is small
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About Maori

Māori is also known as 'te reo' (the language). You'd like to improve your Maori vocabulary? Download our Maori PDF dictionary now and learn new Maori words today!

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Basic words and phrases in Maori

Learn to get by in Maori with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Maori greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Pō mārie
Good night
Ahiahi mārie
Good afternoon
Pō mārie
Good evening
Ata mārie
Good morning
Basic words and phrases in Maori
Kia waimarie!
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Learn Maori now. You'll begin with simple Maori phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Maori. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Maori language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Maori.

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You can learn Maori in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Maori in a short time and our nine-step Maori learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Maori greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Maori.

Maori learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Maori greetings, Maori nouns, Maori adjectives and Maori verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Maori. You'll learn phrases like tōku whare, tāku pukapuka and tāku tēpu (my house, my book, my table). You'll also learn tōu whare, tāu pukapuka and tāu tēpu (your house, your book, your table). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Maori and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

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Make the most of your trip to work by learning Maori words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Maori words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Maori and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Maori audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Maori course for you.

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