Definition of haere mai in English:

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haere mai

Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪrə ˈmʌɪ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

exclamation

Used as a Maori greeting.
Example sentences
  • Welcome, haere mai to the first edition of the online On Campus, the electronic sister publication to the magazine.
  • I would like to welcome all the new members to the House - nau mai, haere mai.

Origin

Maori, literally 'come hither'.

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