mauri

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See also: Mauri, maurí, and maùri

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori mauri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mauri (uncountable)

  1. (New Zealand) life force, according to Maori beliefs

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'Are'are[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *maqurip, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *ma-qudip, from *qudip, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qudip, from Proto-Austronesian *qudip.

Verb[edit]

mauri

  1. to live[1]

References[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mauri

  1. genitive singular of maur
  2. partitive singular of maur
  3. illative singular of maur

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mauri

  1. (historical) Moor (member of a North African ethnic group)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mauri (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mauri maurit
genitive maurin maurien
partitive mauria maureja
illative mauriin maureihin
singular plural
nominative mauri maurit
accusative nom. mauri maurit
gen. maurin
genitive maurin maurien
partitive mauria maureja
inessive maurissa maureissa
elative maurista maureista
illative mauriin maureihin
adessive maurilla maureilla
ablative maurilta maureilta
allative maurille maureille
essive maurina maureina
translative mauriksi maureiksi
instructive maurein
abessive mauritta maureitta
comitative maureineen
Possessive forms of mauri (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person maurini maurimme
2nd person maurisi maurinne
3rd person maurinsa

Derived terms[edit]

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Gilbertese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

mauri

  1. hello

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maurī

  1. inflection of maurus:
    1. nominative/vocative masculine plural
    2. genitive masculine/neuter singular

References[edit]

  • mauri in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • mauri”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mauri”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mauri m

  1. nominative plural form of maurs
  2. vocative plural form of maurs

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *maquri, from Proto-Oceanic *maqurip, from *qurip, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qudip, from Proto-Austronesian *qudip (life, alive).

Noun[edit]

mauri

  1. life principle; metaphorical soul; source of life
    • 2006, Joanne Barker, Sovereignty Matters, page 208:
      In 1979 a gathering of elder at the Waananga kaumatua affirmed te reo Maori “Ko te reo te mauri o te mana Maori” the language is the life principle of Maori mana.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: mauri

References[edit]

  • mauri” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *mauʀi, variant of *mawiʀi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)wiʀi, from *wiʀi, from Proto-Austronesian *wiʀi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mauri

  1. left

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