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kaikōrero

1. (noun) speaker, narrator.

Ko wai te kaikōrero o tētahi reo, ahakoa te reo, e mārama ana, e pūrangiaho ana ki ngā kupu katoa o tōna reo? (HM 4/2009:3) / What speaker of a language, whatever the language, understands fully every word of that tongue.

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kaikōrero matua

1. (noun) keynote speaker, main speaker.

Tau mai ana ki te aroaro o te Ahorangi te pōwhiri a te rōpū nei, a NALI, kia haere atu ko ia hei kaikōrero matua ki te hunga rāmemene ki te hui ā-tau (HM 1/1992). / The invitation of this group, NALI, landed in front of the Professor to go to the annual conference as keynote speaker.

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tā te kaikōrero ake kupu

1. direct speech.

tā te kaikōrero kē kupu

1. indirect speech.

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