Definition of Te Reo in English:

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Te Reo

Pronunciation: /tɛ ˈreɪəʊ/

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[mass noun] NZ
The Maori language.
Example sentences
  • In New Zealand Te Reo Maori is now part of the school curriculum (speaking Maori, the native language of NZ).
  • The characters are extremely realistic, speaking in a modern vernacular peppered with Te Reo, their references coming from both modern pop culture and Maori mythology.
  • International audiences have demanded he perform in Te Reo.


From Maori te 'the' and reo 'language, dialect'.

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