I'm learning Māori!

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zeme
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I'm learning Māori!

Postby zeme » 2010-08-04, 23:24

As far as I've seen, it's a very easy language (grammatically), it's full of cute words, and features I haven't been exposed to. -such as the rule that says all words should end with a vowel. I'm surprised there are so many resources available despite its rarity and exoticism, so that's a good thing. The beautiful NZ website http://www.koreromaori.co.nz deserves attention.

Oh! and it's motivating to see that so many of you guys speak it. (I'm talking about Tukkumminnguaq, hashi, Riptide, Eoghan, Ariki, and others)

I'm progressing every day and I'll do my best to keep you posted once I'll be literate 8-)
The fellow who thinks he knows it all is especially annoying to those of us who do.

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Re: I'm learning Māori!

Postby hashi » 2010-08-05, 1:06

That would be because Maori is promoted here, so there are resources readily available in most bookshops. I found this link useful too: http://kupu.maori.nz/

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Re: I'm learning Māori!

Postby zeme » 2010-08-05, 2:40

Wow thanks! I just subscribed.

They're really doing a fine job at making it easy to learn :D
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Re: I'm learning Māori!

Postby Riptide » 2010-08-05, 3:45

I really like this site. It helped me understand both maori grammar and provides animated video dialogue with both english and māori subtitles. http://animations.tewhanake.maori.nz/
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