First Lessons in Maori
1. Those are large trees. 2. These books are for his child. 3. The axe with the short handle belongs to Tuau. 4. The four books for him and me are yonder. 5. The large axe is in the house. 6. Taha's house is large. 7. Yours is a large house. 8. That stone house belongs to him and Turi. 9. That is the way to Rotorua. 10. Those trees are from that forest. 11. Yours and my canoe is in Turi's possession. 12. Who is the man with the white hat? 13. Paku belongs to this place. 14. Tupaea belongs to Tauranga. 15. Those eleven axes are for you and Turi and Heke and the rest. 16. Those are for Turi, Ripi, and Kupe. 17. The garments are to be on the bed.
1. He kowhatu tenei. 2. Ko taku kuri tera. 3. He rakau roroa era. 4. No koutou tera whare. 5. He waka pai to ratou. 6. Ko Rangi te ingoa o tana tamaiti. page 74 7. Na Turi ena tamariki. 8. No matou ko Turi, ko Rewa era whare hou e toru. 9. Mana te mea pai rawa o aua toki e rima. 10. Noku te whare nui. 11. He whare nui toku. 12. He nui toku whare.