First Lessons in Maori
VII. — § 40
1. Ko te whare tera o to matou rangatira nui rawa. 2. He whare tera no to matou matua. 3. Ehara i a Turi tena whare. 4. Kahore i reira te whare o tou matua. 5. Ehara tena i te huarahi ki Tauranga. 6. Kei a Titore ta korua kuri. 7. He pukapuka pai tena nau. 8. Ehara i te ma taku kuri. 9. Kahore i a Piri nga kakahu hou o te tamaiti a Kuiwai. 10. Na tana tama, na Paerau ena manu. 11. Ma to raua tuahine, ma Paku nga parera nunui. 12. Hei roto tatou i te whare, kauaka hei waho. 13. Ehara to Turi i te waka tere. 14. Ehara i te mea māu te kuri i te waero roa.page 60
1. Te Kani was a great chief. 2. There are many chiefs (the chiefs are many, § 30) in this country. 3. Turi was a friend of Kupe's. 4. This is not the house. 5. Your house is not inside my fence. 6. Which of these is your house? 7. Which of those three houses is yours? 8. Mine is not an old canoe. 9. This fence is good. 10. That house is not large. 11. Your books are not here. 12. This letter is not for you. 13. Your books are in the possession of Hata's brother. 14. Your birds were in the house yesterday. 15. This gun is not his.