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Let's learn Maori; a guide to the study of the Maori language.

Author: Bruce Biggs
Publisher: Wellington, Auckland [etc.] Reed [1969]
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Let;s learn Maori is a self-help tutor designed to facilitate study of the Polynesian language still spoken natively in those areas of New Zealand where Maori form a significant proportion of the population.--intro.
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Biggs, Bruce, 1921-
Let's learn Maori.
Wellington, Auckland [etc.] Reed [1969]
(OCoLC)647081435
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Biggs
OCLC Number: 31870
Language Note: English and Maori.
Description: 150 p. 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. The phrase --
2. The articles --
3. The positional particles Nei, Na, Ra, and the definitives Teenei, Teenaa, Teeraa --
4. Balanced nominal sentences --
5. Active and stative verbal sentences --
6. Comments introduced by I and Ki --
7. Passives --
8. Verbal particles --
9. Pronouns --
10. Use of the pronouns --
11. Locative particles Ki, Kei, I, Hei --
12. Locative bases --
13. Dominant and subordinate possession: the particles A and O --
14. The possessive particles TAA and TOO, and the T-class possessives --
15. The definitives --
16. Parts of speech : the base classes --
17. Prepositions --
18. The possessive prepositions Na, No, Ma, Mo --
19. The imperative with universals --
20. Negative transforms of verbal sentences --
21. The directional particles Mai, Atu, Iho, Ake --
22. The manner particles Rawa, Tonu, Kee, Noa, Pea, Koa --
23. The verbal phrase --
24. The actor emphatic --
25. Negative transforms of nominal and pseudo-verbal sentences --
26. Time --
27. Derived nouns --
28. The causative prefix Whaka --
& derived universals --
29. Kei meaning 'lest' or 'don't' --
30. The pseudo-verbal continuous with I Te and Kei Te --
31. Complex phrases --
32. The uses and meanings of I and Ki in non-initial phrases --
33. The imperative with statives --
34. Desideratives with Kia --
35. The proper article A --
36. The continuative particle Ana --
37. Interjections and interjectory phrases --
38. The structure of the Maori sentence --
39. No Te and its various meanings --
40. Reduplication --
41. The biposed particle Anoo --
42. Numerals 111 --
43. Taua and Teetahi --
44. The locatives Koo, Konei, Konaa, Koraa, Reira --
45. Agreement of qualifying bases and manner particles with passives and derived nouns --
46. Hoomai, Hoatu and Hoake --
47. The postposed particle Hoki --
48. The structure of the Maori phrase --
49. Subordinate constituents --
50. Explanatory pseudo-predicates to stative sentences --
51. Reflexive-intensive pronouns and possessive pronouns --
52. Days, weeks, months and years --
53. Conditional constructions : 'if' and 'when' --
54. A brief guide to pronunciation --
Index and vocabulary.

Abstract:

Let;s learn Maori is a self-help tutor designed to facilitate study of the Polynesian language still spoken natively in those areas of New Zealand where Maori form a significant proportion of the population.--intro.

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