First Lessons in Maori
§ 10. Ma
§ 10. Ma.
When any person is spoken of in connexion with others whom it is not necessary to specify put ma after the name, thus:
Kahutia ma, Kahutia and his companions, or Kahutia and the others.page 12
E hoa ma! Friends!
A wai ma? Who? (pl.).
A mea ma, such and such persons.