Describing people in Te Reo Māori – A Fireman – He Kaipatu Ahi

NB:  My apologies but the flashcard plugin I’m using doesn’t recognize macrons so I’ve typed any stressed vowels as double vowels, to help with the correct pronunciation.


 

  • This is Peter.
    Ko Pita teenei.
  • He's a man.
    He taane ia.
  • He has black hair.
    He pango oona makawe.
  • He's a fireman.
    He kaipatu ahi ia.
  • His work is putting out the fires.
    Ko toona mahi hei tinei ahi.
  • He works at a Fire Station.
    Kei te mahi ia i he Teihana Ahi.
  • He goes to work at two o clock in the morning.
    A te rua karaka i te ata ka haere ia ki te mahi.
  • He has a gecko.
    He mokomoko taana. Or Kei a ia he mokomoko.
  • Sticky Feet is his name.
    Ko Waewae Haapiapia tana ingoa.
  • A fire truck is behind Peter.
    He waka patu ahi kei muri a Pita.
  • The fire truck is in the Fire Station.
    Kei roto te waka patu ahi i te Teihana Ahi.
  • Pita is wearing a blue shirt.
    Kei te mau haate kikorangi a Pita.
  • Pita finishes work at 8 pm.
    E waru karaka o te ahiahi ka mutu te mahi o Pita.
  • His shirt cost $35.45. pt 1
    E toru tekau ma rima taara e whaa tekau
  • His shirt cost $35.45. pt 2
    ma rima heeneti te utu mo toona haate.
  • What's his name?
    Ko wai toona ingoa?
  • His name is Peter.
    Ko Pita toona ingoa.
  • What colour is his hair?
    He aha te tae o oona makawe?
  • His hair is black.
    He pango oona makawe.
  • What is Peter's work?
    He aha te mahi o Pita?
  • His work is putting out fires.
    Ko toona mahi hei tinei ahi.
  • Where does Peter work?
    Kei hea a Pita te mahi?
  • Where does Peter work?
    Kei hea a Pita e mahi ana?
  • He works at a Fire Station.
    Kei te mahi ia i he Teihana Ahi.
  • What time does Peter go to work?
    He aha te taaima ka haere a Pita ki mahi?
  • He goes to work at two o clock in the morning.
    A te rua karaka i te ata ka haere ia ki te mahi.
  • What is Peter's pet?
    He aha tana mookai?
  • What is his pet's name?
    Ko wai te ingoa o tana mookai?
  • His pet is a gecko.
    He mokomoko tana mookai.
  • What is the name of his pet?
    Ko wai te ingoa o tana mookai?
  • His name is Sticky Feet.
    Ko Waewae Haapiapia tana ingoa.
  • What is behind Peter?
    He aha kei muri a Pita?
  • A red truck is behind Peter.
    He waka patu ahi whero kei muri a Pita.
  • Where is the red truck?
    Kei hea te taraka whero?
  • The fire truck is in the Fire Station.
    Kei roto te waka patu ahi i te Teihana Ahi.
  • What is Peter wearing?
    Kei te mau aha a Pita?
  • Peter is wearing a blue shirt.
    Kei te mau haate kikorangi a Pita.
  • What time does Peter finish work?
    He aha te taaima ka mutu te mahi o Pita?
  • Peter finishes work at 8pm.
    E waru karaka o te ahiahi ka mutu te mahi o Pita.
  • How much did Peter's shirt cost?
    He aha te utu mo te haate a Pita?
  • His shirt cost $35.45. pt 1
    E toru tekau ma rima taara e whaa tekau ma
  • His shirt cost $35.45. pt 2
    rima heeneti te utu mo toona haate.