Aborigines vs Maori - What's the difference?

aborigines | maori |


As nouns the difference between aborigines and maori

is that aborigines is while maori is maori person.

As an adjective maori is

maori.

As a proper noun maori is

maori language.

aborigines

English

Noun

(head)
  • The original people of a location, originally Greek and Roman.
  • Indigenous flora and fauna.
  • (history) The inhabitants of a location before colonization by the Europeans occurred.
  • References

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    maori

    English

    (wikipedia Maori)

    Alternative forms

    * * , Maaori

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Of, from, or pertaining to the Maori.
  • Derived terms

    * Maori onion * Maori rat * Maori title

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • The language of these people.
  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A member of this people.
  • Usage notes

    The plural form "Maoris" is sometimes used for members of the people, but "Maori" is preferred, as the term is invariant in M?ori.

    Derived terms

    * Maoriland

    See also

    * te reo * * (mi)

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