2. (noun) language, dialect, tongue, speech.
(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 181-187; Te Māhuri Video Tapes (Ed. 1): 2; Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 37-53;)
E pātai ana ahau, "He aha rā i hunā ai te reo rangatira i te iwi Māori i kore ai e akona ki te iwi Māori anō? He mate nui tēnei nō te iwi Māori, he mate hē noa iho, kāore he hara. Nā ā tātou Pākehā noa iho pea i pēhi kia kore e akona." (TTT 1/10/1921:4). / I am asking, "Why was the noble language hidden from the Māori people and not taught to them? This is a major problem for the Māori people, but it's merely an error, not a sin. It's probably because our Pākehā pressed that it not be taught."(A statement written in Māori by Paratene Ngata).
Haere ki a Wiremu wherawhera mai ai ngā whārangi, nā ka kitea aua kupu i reira, nō reira he aha kē tēnei tāwai i te reo? (HM 4/2009:3) / Go to Williams' dictionary and open the pages and those words will be found there, so just what is this criticism of the language about?
3. (noun) speech, utterance, statement, remark.
1. (noun) language learning gathering, language school - usually held on a marae or educational institution over several days with the purpose of speaking and learning Māori.
1. (noun) introduced language, foreign language, colonists' language.
Ki te kīia tō reo e te reo kōkuhu he ngoikore, i te mea kāore e taea e ia te ao hou te kōrero, me kī atu koe, "Aua atu. Hei aha mā mātou." (HM 2/2009:10) / If it is stated by the introduced language that your language is weak, that it's not able to talk about the modern world, you should say, "So what. That doesn't matter to us."
1. (modifier) mezzo-soprano - female singing voice whose range is between soprano and contralto.
Nā te taea e tōna reo mai i te reo pekerangi ki te reo taka i waenga i te reo tōiri me te reo hakahaka rawa o te wahine, i āhei ai ia ki te waiata i te huhua noa o ngā tūmomo waiata (TTR 1996:56). / Because her voice had a vocal range from mezzo-soprano to contralto, she was able to sing in many styles.
See also pekerangi
2. (noun) alto.
1. (noun) visual literacy.
Ko te reo ataata te āhei ki te whakaputa, ki te whakamāori, ki te matapaki hoki i ngā momo whakaahua, hei whakawhitiwhiti whakaaro, kare ā-roto hoki (RTA 2014:151). / Visual literacy is the ability to create, to interpret and to discuss different types of images, in order to exchange ideas and feelings.
1. (noun) soprano.
Nā te taea e tōna reo mai i te reo pekerangi ki te reo taka i waenga i te reo tōiri me te reo hakahaka rawa o te wahine, i āhei ai ia ki te waiata i te huhua noa o ngā tūmomo waiata (TTR 1996:56). / Because her voice had a vocal range from mezzo-soprano to contralto, she was able to sing in many styles
1. (noun) aside.
Ko te reo whakamahuki he nuka whakaari, inā te kōrero hāngai a tētahi kiriwhakaari ki te hunga mātakitaki, ānō nei kāore e rangona e kiriwhakaari kē atu (RMR 2017). / An aside is a theatric device where an actor speaks directly to the audience as if the aside is not heard by any other actor (RMR 2017).