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He Iti te Kupu: Maori Metaphors and Similes
 

He Iti te Kupu: Maori Metaphors and Similes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Black, Hona

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He Iti te Kupu contains nearly 500 sayings that draw a comparison between something (often the natural world) and people, events or contexts. Written in Maori and English, this accessible guide explains the use, meaning and context of a host of the principal figures of speech in ...te Reo. Divided into themes, including birds of the land and sea, parts of the body, acknowledgements, animals and insects. The title derives from the proverb, 'The words are small, yet their meanings are substantial,' highlighting the importance of these sayings in the landscape of Maori language learning and speaking. This volume will prove to be an invaluable resource for beginning and advanced learners of te Reo Maori.
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ISBN 9780947506919
Published NZ 3 Feb 2021
Publisher Oratia Media
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Language Maori
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ISBN-13 9780947506919
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Published 3 Feb 2021
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Language Maori
Author(s) By Black, Hona
Category Te Reo / Maori
Language Usage Guides
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Maori
Number of Pages 232
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 14mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Usage & Writing Guides
ONIX Text General/trade

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