māori

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ma(a)qoli (true, genuine, real). Compare Hawaiian maoli.[1]

Adjective[edit]

māori

  1. normal, ordinary, usual
  2. native, indigenous, of New Zealand

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

māori

  1. a native person, an indigenous inhabitant (especially of the Pacific islands)

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Entries for MAQOLI [PN] True, real, genuine: *ma(a)qoli”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], (Please provide a date or year)