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First Lessons in Maori

IV. — §§ 23 to 27

IV.
§§ 23 to 27.

1. Nga rau o te mea roa rawa o aua rakau. 2. Te nui o to Maui whare hou. 3. He tangata roroa no te kainga o Tane. 4. Te koi o te mata o te toki hou a Tiki. 5. Te mataaho o tera whare raupo. 6. He wai maori mo tona tungane, mo Ware. 7. Nga kowhatu nunui i raro i to taua waka. 8. Te tunga o te whare o Toi i tawahi o te awa. 9. Kei runga i te tuanui o to korua whare ko te tama a Te Horo. 10. Te mataaho o ia whare, o ia whare. 11. He kai ma tetahi o raua. 12. He waka rahi rawa i to Paikea.

1. The name of that good man. 2. The best of those raupo houses. 3. These tall trees in the forest. 4. The strong men of the canoes of Turi and Kupe. 5. Ngata's strong new rope. 6. A heavier stone than that [near you]. 7. The largest mat in my stone house. 8. The fence between the gardens of Taiwhanga and Rangi. 9. The swiftness of the canoes of Ripi and his companions. 10. The length of each of those canoes.