Search
Found 1 match
  • filters Arrow
    • Include Idioms
      Exclude Idioms
      Only Idioms
    • Include Phrases
      Exclude Phrases
      Only Phrases
    • Include Proverbs
      Exclude Proverbs
      Only Proverbs
    • Include Loan Words
      Exclude Loan Words
      Only Loan Words
      Include Historical Loan Words
    • Close

taranui Play

1. (noun) Caspian tern, Hydroprogne caspia  - a very large silver-grey tern with a massive red bill tipped black and yellow.


2. (noun) scrobic, native paspalum, Paspalum orbiculare - a native perennial grass. Leaves stiffly erect. Known only from the Kermadec Islands and in the North Island where it occurs from Northland to Raglan Harbour in the west and Whale Island in the Bay of Plenty. Coastal to lowland, in seasonal wetlands, on lake margins, in gumland scrub, along track sides and near or around active geothermal vents.

See also tarakoi


Books + Apps

Download

The App

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.

iPhone / iPad / Android

Buy

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.

More info