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āheitanga Play

1. (noun) ability, capacity, capability, competence, accessibility.

Me whakarerekē ngā ture kia noho ko te mōhio ki te reo Māori me te reo Pākehā hei āheitanga matua mō ētahi tūranga (HM 4/1996:7). / The laws should be changed so that knowledge of the Māori and English languages are the prime competences for some positions.

Synonyms: kaha, āhei, āheinga

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This Māori dictionary is now available as an app. With the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android app you can use the dictionary anywhere without the need to be online.

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The Book

Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index by John C Moorfield. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Māori language.

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