Maori
noun (plural Maori or Maoris) Etymology: Maori māori, literally, normal, ordinary Date: 1828 1. the Polynesian language of the Maori people 2. a member of a Polynesian people native to New Zealand

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  • maori — maori …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Maori — Maori …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Maorí — [[Archivo …   Wikipedia Español

  • maori — maori, ie [ maɔri ] adj. et n. • 1842; mot indigène ♦ Relatif aux populations polynésiennes de la Nouvelle Zélande. Les populations maori ou maories. ♢ N. Un Maori, une Maorie. Les Maoris. N. m. Le maori, une des langues polynésiennes. ● maori,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Māori — or Maori can mean: Māori people of New Zealand, or members of that group Māori language which they speak Māori culture of the Māori of New Zealand Cook Islanders (the Cook Islands Māori) Cook Islands Māori language which they speak Ships HMS… …   Wikipedia

  • Māori — Maori Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Maori (API : /maːori/ ) peut désigner : les Maori de Nouvelle Zélande et leur langue, le maori de Nouvelle Zélande ; les Maori des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • maori — MAÓRI s.m. pl. Populaţie băştinaşă din Noua Zeelandă. – Din fr. Maori[s]. Trimis de claudia, 01.10.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  maóri s. m. pl. (sil. o ri), art. maórii Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  …   Dicționar Român

  • maori — |rí| adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo ou pertencente aos maoris. • s. 2 g. 2. Povo polinésio da Nova Zelândia. • s. m. 3.  [Linguística] Língua polinésia falada pelos maoris.   ‣ Etimologia: inglês maori, do maori …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • maorí — (plural maoríes o maorís maoríes o maorís) adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. De un pueblo polinésico que ocupa el extremo septentrional de la Isla Norte de Nueva Zelanda: las tradiciones maoríes, la artesanía maorí, un jefe maorí.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Maori — [mä′ō rē, mou′rē; mā ôr′ē] n. [< Maori: said to mean “native, of the usual kind” ] 1. pl. Maoris or Maori a member of a Polynesian people native to New Zealand 2. the Austronesian language of this people adj. of the Maoris or their language or …   English World dictionary

  • Maori — is pronounced as two syllables (mow ri) and has the plural form Maoris in general usage, although Maoris themselves have been urging non Maoris in New Zealand and elsewhere to use their own pronunciation of the name with three syllables (mah aw… …   Modern English usage

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