He Iti te Kupu : Māori metaphors and similes / Hona Black.

By: Black, Hona.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia Books, 2021Description: 239 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780947506919; 0947506918.Subject(s): MĀORI LANGUAGE | REO MĀORI | VOCABULARY | ETYMOLOGY | SPEECH | GRAMMAR | TERMS AND PHRASES | PHRASE BOOKS | SELF-INSTRUCTION | PROBLEMS, EXERCISES, ETCHoldings: GRETA POINT: 811.621 BLA
Contents:
Introduction --1. Birds of the land and sea -- 2. Trees and the forest -- 3. The ocean -- 4. Parts of the canoe -- 5. Parts of the body -- 6. Animals and insects -- 7. Acknowledgements and terms of endearment -- 8. Additional metaphors and similes -- Index.
Summary: He Iti te Kupu contains nearly 500 sayings that draw a comparison between something (often the natural world) and people, events or contexts. Written in Māori and English, this accessible guide explains the use, meaning and context of a host of the principal figures of speech in te Reo. Divided into themes, including birds of the land and sea, parts of the body, acknowledgements, animals and insects. The title derives from the proverb, 'The words are small, yet their meanings are substantial,' highlighting the importance of these sayings in the landscape of Māori language learning and speaking. This volume will prove to be an invaluable resource for beginning and advanced learners of te Reo Māori.
List(s) this item appears in: New Titles
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
BOOK BOOK WELLINGTON
BOOKS
811.621 BLA 1 Issued 30/04/2021 B021646

Introduction --1. Birds of the land and sea -- 2. Trees and the forest -- 3. The ocean -- 4. Parts of the canoe -- 5. Parts of the body -- 6. Animals and insects -- 7. Acknowledgements and terms of endearment -- 8. Additional metaphors and similes -- Index.

He Iti te Kupu contains nearly 500 sayings that draw a comparison between something (often the natural world) and people, events or contexts. Written in Māori and English, this accessible guide explains the use, meaning and context of a host of the principal figures of speech in te Reo. Divided into themes, including birds of the land and sea, parts of the body, acknowledgements, animals and insects. The title derives from the proverb, 'The words are small, yet their meanings are substantial,' highlighting the importance of these sayings in the landscape of Māori language learning and speaking. This volume will prove to be an invaluable resource for beginning and advanced learners of te Reo Māori.

GRETA POINT: 811.621 BLA

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.

Powered by Koha