First Lessons in Maori
IX. — § 42
1. Tokohia nga tangata kei roto i to korua whare? 2. I hea a Tara raua ko Rua i te Manei? 3. Hei konei ranei raua apopo? 4. Hei Turanga raua a te Turei. 5. Kahore ranei tau kuri i konei inanahi? 6. Kahore ranei a Tara i roto i tona whare inapo? 7. Ehara tena i te hua no tenei rakau. 8. Ehara ranei tera i to Tara whare? 9. Ehara ranei i te mea mo Hou tenei whare? 10. I Te Puke te hoa o Paikea i te ata. 11. Ehara i te pango nga kuri a te tuahine o Kupe. 12. He manu tere ranei te kāhu? 13. He kaha ranei te hau inanahi? 14. Nau ranei tena pukapuka? 15. He pukapuka tenei naku.
1. Where are Turi and Kupe? 2. Turi was here yesterday. 3. Kupe will be here to-morrow. 4. Where was Turi on Saturday? 5. Kupe is there [by you]. 6. How many men are there with you? 7. Here (Tenei) are the nine men. 8. Were they there [near you] on Wednesday? 9. Those men were not sick last night. 10. There were many men (The men were many) on that ship. 11. The fish in the net are few. 12. There is much water in the river (The water of the river is much) to-day. 13. Who will be a guide for me to Taupo? 14. Was there no man to be a companion for Tuau? 15. Where is the man with the greenstone mere?