The Resource Let's learn Maori : a guide to the study of the Maori language, Bruce Biggs

Let's learn Maori : a guide to the study of the Maori language, Bruce Biggs

Label
Let's learn Maori : a guide to the study of the Maori language
Title
Let's learn Maori
Title remainder
a guide to the study of the Maori language
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Biggs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engmao
  • eng
Summary
"This work comprises a textbook and self-help guide to the study of the Maori language. It is also a complete grammar reference, covering parts of speech, the structure of each type of phrase and the combinations of phrases that form simple sentences"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
499.44282421
Literary form
non fiction
Let's learn Maori : a guide to the study of the Maori language, Bruce Biggs
Label
Let's learn Maori : a guide to the study of the Maori language, Bruce Biggs
Publication
Note
  • First published 1969 by Reed. Revised 1973. Reprinted 1974, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998
  • Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The phrase -- The articles -- The positiional particles nei, na, ra, and the definitives teenei, teenaa, teeraa -- Nominal sentences -- ACtive and stative verbal sentences -- Comments introducted by i and ki -- Passives -- Verbal particles -- Personal pronouns -- use of the personal pronounds -- Locative particles ki, kei, i, hei -- Locative bases -- Dominant and subordinate possession: the particles a and o -- The possessive particles ta and to, and the T-class possessives -- The definitives -- Parts of speech: the base classes -- Prepositions -- The possessive prepositions na, no, ma, mo -- The imperative with universals -- Negative transforms of verbal sentences -- The directional particles mai, atu, iho, ake -- The manner particles rawa, tonu, kee, noa, pea, koa -- The verbal phrase -- The actor emphatic -- Negative transforms of nominal sentences -- Time -- Derived nouns -- The causative prefix whaka- and derived universals -- Kei meaning "lest" or "don't" -- The pseudo-verbal continuous with i te and kei te -- Complex phrases -- The ises and meanings of i and ki in non-initial phrases -- The imperative with statives -- Subordinate clauses with kia -- The proper article a -- The continuous particle ana -- Interjections and interjectory phrases -- The structure of the simple verbal sentence -- No te and its various meanings -- Reduplication -- The biposed particle anoo -- Numerals -- Taua and teetahi -- The locatives koo, konei, konaa, koraa, reira -- Agreement of qualifying bases and manner particles with passives and derived nouns -- Hoomai, hoatu and hoake -- The postposed particle hoki -- The structure of the Maori phrase -- Subordinate constituents of complex sentences -- Explanatory predicate to stative sentences -- Reflexive-intensive pronouns and possessive pronouns -- Days, weeks, months and years -- More about conditional constituents: "if" and "when" -- A brief guide to pronunciation
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Dimensions
  • 24 cm.
  • 22 cm.
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Extent
  • 189 pages
  • 150 pages
Isbn
9781869401863
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Materials
  • 1998 reprint.:
  • 1990 reprint.:
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS77095
  • (nzNZBN)10710393
  • (HAP)OLD269204
  • 269204

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