First Lessons in Maori
1. The man for whom Ripi brought a canoe has been brought to land by Paikea. 2. The ships were large in which they embarked that they might sail to England. 3. Tareha and others are at Kereru, which place was formerly a cultivation of Tara's. 4. Whoever is afraid had better go home. 5. Who is the man whose foot was crushed yesterday by a log of wood? 6. Ripi, a house of whose was burnt with fire on Tuesday, is dead. 7. Who is the man whose field was overflowed by the flood before the crop was dug up? 8. The woman to whom you said that the letter was to be given is at Taupo. 9. When they reached the forest they saw no birds whatever.page 82
1. I haere ki Te Wairoa inanahi te tangata i mate ra tona pāpā i te Parairei. 2. E haere ana a Turi ki Taupo kia kite i te tamaiti i takoki ra te pona. 3. Ka haere mai apopo te tangata i hangaa nei e Horo te waka mona. 4. I tutaki a Rua ki a Maru ki Reporua, i rere atu ra i reira i mua te waka o Pahiko. 5. Ki atu kia haere mai apopo te tangata i hoatu ra e taua te waka ki a ia. 6. I topea e Rata te rakau i marū ai tou waewae. 7. Me haere atu te tangata kahore e pai ki te mahi. 8. Ko wai te tangata i hangaa nei e Tua te whare mona? 9. I to ratou tomokanga ki te pa kahore he tangata i roto, kahore he aha.