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A Maori Word a Day
 

A Maori Word a Day (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Kelly, Hemi

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"A Maori dictionary for all New Zealanders. Through its 365 Maori words, you will learn the following: English translations; word category, notes and background information; Sample sentences, in both te reo Maori and English"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780143772132
Barcode 9780143772132
Published 29 January 2018 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780143772132
ISBN-10 0143772139
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 29 January 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Kelly, Hemi
Category Dictionaries
Bilingual Dictionaries
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 154mm
Height: 183mm
Spine: 29mm
Weight 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Bilingual Dictionaries
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 499.442321
Catalogue Code 875014

Description of this Book

An incredibly simple, effective and fun Maori dictionary for all New Zealanders. A Maori Word a Day offers an easy, instant and motivating entry into the Maori language. Through its 365 Maori words, you will learn the following- - English translations- Word category, notes and background information- Sample sentences, in both te reo Maori and English Exploring the most common, modern and colloquial words in Maori today, A Maori Word a Day is the perfect way to kickstart your te reo!

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Author's Bio

Hemi Kelly is of Ngati Maniapoto and Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa descent. He started learning te reo Maori as a young teenager and naturally progressed into teaching roles after study. Hemi is a full-time lecturer in te reo Maori at the Auckland University of Technology. His academic research and writing focus largely on the revitalsation of the Maori language and translation studies. Hemi is a licensed translator and graduate of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo (The Institute of Excellence in the Maori Language). In 2017, Hemi translated Witi Ihimaera's novella in Sleeps Standing and published his first book A Maori Word a Day in 2018. In 2019, Hemi published his first creative writing piece in English in Purakau, a collection of Maori myths retold by Maori writers.

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