Monday, 4 July 2016

Ākina te reo - Greetings (Mihi)...


There are many greetings or mihi used in Māori. Here are some that are commonly used.
Kia ora  (Greetings, Hello)
Kia ora koutou  (Greetings, Hello to you – 3 or more people)
Kia ora rā kōrua  (Greetings, Hello to you two – 2 people)
Kia ora koutou katoa  (Greetings, Hello to you all – 3 or more people)
Tēnā koe  (Greetings, Hello to you – 1 person)
Tēnā kōrua  (Greetings, Hello to you two – 2 people)
Tēnā koutou  (Greetings, Hello to you – 3 or more people)
Tēnā koutou katoa  (Greetings, Hello to you all – 3 or more people)

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