Wheelers Books

He Pataka Kupu

He Pataka Kupu
  

Containing almost 24,000 entries, it is a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of the Maori language, for proficient Maori speakers. For each entry, the dictionary gives the atua category, parts of speech, definitions, examples of the word used in context, and an etymology ... read full description below.

Usually ships 7-15 working days – This title is in stock at publisher

Quick Reference

ISBN 9780143010470
Barcode 9780143010470
Published 29 June 2009 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Language Maori
Author(s) Other primary creator Language Commission, Maori
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days

... view full title details below.

Buy Now

  • $55.00 Retail price
  • $41.25 Wheelers price
  • You save $13.75!
Add to Basket Add to Wishlist

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780143010470
ISBN-10 0143010476
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 29 June 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Language Maori
Author(s) Other primary creator Language Commission, Maori
Category Award Winning
Te Reo / Maori
Dictionaries
Reference Works
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Maori Language Week: Reference
Award Winning Adult's Titles
Maori
Number of Pages 1200
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 221mm
Spine: 58mm
Weight 1,426g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Reo Maori, Maori language
NBS Text Dictionaries (single language)
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 499.44203
Catalogue Code 63322

Description of this Book

He Pataka Kupu: te kai a te rangatira is a taonga - a landmark Maori-only language resource, compiled out of seven years' research by the Maori Language Commission. Containing almost 24,000 entries, it is a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of the Maori language, for proficient Maori speakers. For each entry, the dictionary gives the atua category, parts of speech, definitions, examples of the word used in context, and an etymology of the word, drawing on a wide corpus of written material in te reo.

^ top

Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Maori Language Award 2009

There are no reviews for this title.

^ top

Author's Bio

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori (the Maori Language Commission) is the government department charged with promoting te reo as a living and official language.

^ top