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5000 Word Māori Dictionary

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

5000 Word Māori Dictionary


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5000 Word Māori Dictionary

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Key Points

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


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Online Māori dictionary

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

he whare
a house
tōku whare
my house
te whare
the house
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About Māori

About Māori

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

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Basic words and phrases in Māori

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

He whare tēnei.
This is a house.
He tūru tēnei.
This is a chair.
He ngeru tēnei.
This is a cat.
He tatau tēnei.
This is a door.
Basic words and phrases in Māori
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Speak! Māori

Learn Māori now. You'll begin with simple Māori phrases and day to day vocabulary and advance at your own pace... seeing, listening and responding in Māori. Fun to use and also fun to learn! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a comprehensive Māori language course for Windows. If you have a Windows laptop, this will be an excellent way for you to learn Māori.

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You can learn Māori in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Māori in a short time and our nine-step Māori learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Māori 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 Māori.

Māori learning guide : Step 9

In the previous steps, you learned about Māori greetings, Māori nouns, Māori adjectives and Māori verbs. In this step, we highlight the use of possessive pronouns in Māori. 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 Māori and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol.

On the Road! Māori

On the Road! Māori

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

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