Māori txtn glossary for mobile phones

Below is a list of Māori txt language for mobile phones. The list will be added to over time and eventually added to the Papakupu Māori Dictionary. Txt Māori 10a tēnā 2 rua 2 tu 2puna tupuna 2taki tūtaki 4ka whaka g ng 4karongo whakarongo 4re whare a2 atu h6 hono hyre haere k kei kna konā krka karaka mri Māori my mai pofiri pōwhiri […]

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Reo Māori Txtn?. Kōrero my to kupu

If you are reo txt’a, send thru the kupu or how you create the txt Mri or txt them thru to 027 845 7200 so they can include in the reo txt list below, and in the Papakupu project. Txtn in te reo Māori is not a new phenomenon and has been developing over the years with Māori speakers who also txt. 2005 Tologa Bay […]

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Māori Dictionaries should stop being genre specific

A discussion about the reason why Māori Dictionaries should stop being genre specific and be more inclusive of all Māori words. I use loan words as an example here. As a child who was brought up with te reo Māori (including Te Karere Māori News) in the late 70’s and early 80’s, I heard a great amount of Māori words that I would now categorise […]

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