Maori vs Wharenui - What's the difference?

maori | wharenui |


As nouns the difference between maori and wharenui

is that maori is maori person while wharenui is an ornamental maori meeting house representing the body of a tupuna, forming part of the larger marae complex.

As an adjective maori

is maori.

As a proper noun maori

is maori language.

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)

    Anagrams

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    wharenui

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia wharenui)
  • An ornamental Maori meeting house representing the body of a tupuna, forming part of the larger marae complex.