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He pataka kupu : te kai a te rangatira

documentary heritage
  • Description

    "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."--publisher information.

    "Kua eke tenei ki te wa e riro ai ma te reo Maori tonu e whakaahua tona ao, me tana titiro ki tona ao. Koia tenei, ko He Pataka Kupu, te papakupu Maori tuatahi ma te hunga kua maro haere te takahi I te huarahi whai I te reo, ko ona korero katoa kei to tatou reo rangatira. E tata ana ki te 24,000 nga kupu, na aronga kupu raneo o te ao tawhito, o te ao hou, o te ao Maori, o te ao nui tonu, e whakamaramatia ana I te papakupu nei. Kua takoto ano he tauira ki te nuinga, e kitea ai te noho mai o te kupu ki te korero."--back cover.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    PL6465 RAU (Library of Congress Call Number)

    40389 (Cat ID)

    82617 (DBTextworks system ID)

    33759 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    He pataka kupu : te kai a te rangatira
  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    xxvii, 1180 pages ; colour illustrations ; 22 cm

  • Language
    Te Reo Māori
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Subject Category
  • Content
    He mihi -- he kupu whakatahi -- nga Atua -- nga pu o te reo Maori -- Nga tikanga tuhi -- nga kupu taurite -- nga whakamahinga kupu -- nga pimuri me nga pimua -- nga tauira me nga tohutoro -- te ahua o nga tanga korero mo tena, mo tena kupu -- nga kupu motuhake me nga aronga o te kupu -- nga kupu puhui, nga kainga, nga kiwaha -- nga tohutoro -- papakupu.
  • Public Access Text

    Includes bibliographical references (p. xix-xxvii).

  • Subject Notes
    The Maori Language Commission was set up under the MΓori Language Act 1987 and continued under Te Ture Reo Maori 2016 / Maori Language Act 2016 to promote the use of MΓori as a living language and as an ordinary means of communication.
  • Collection Type
    Reading Room Reference
    Ethnology Library
    General Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023

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