Abbreviations in the Cook Islands Maori Dictionary

Here is a list of the abbreviations used in the Cook Islands Maori Dictionary.

ABBREVIATIONS
adj. adjective loc. locative
adv. adverb, adverbial loc.n. local noun
Ait. Aitutaki Mal. Malachi
approx. approximately Mang. Mangaia(n)
art. article Mao. New Zealand Maori
A.V. Authorised Version Matt. Matthew
Bib. Bible, biblical M.M. Manihiki and Ma’uke
caus. causative mod. modern
Ce. Central Eastern Polynesian morph. morpheme
cf. compare n. noun
Chr. Chronicles neg. negative
Ck. Cookic Neh. Nehemiah
Col. colossians N.G.Pt Ngā-pū-toru
Coll. collective Np. Nuclear Polynesian
colloq. colloquial N.T. New Testament
conj. conjunction nom. nominal(isation)
cont. continuative Num. Numbers
Cor. Corinthians num. numeral
cplx complex word obs. obsolete
Dan. Daniel obsol. obsolescent
dem. demonstrative orig. originally
derog. derogative part. particle
Deut. Deuteronomy pass. passive
dial. dialect(s) perso. personal
dim. diminutive Pet. Peter
dir. directional Phil. Philippians
du. dual pl. plural
dur. durative Pn. Proto Polynesian
Eccl. Ecclesiastes poss. possessive
Engl English pref. prefix
ep. Easter Polynesian prep. preposition
Eph. Ephesians pron. pronoun
esp. especially prop. proper
Esth. Esther Ps. Psalms
Ex. Exodus Prov. Proverbs
exclam. exclamation q.v. which see
Ez. Ezra Rar. Rarotonga(n)
Ezek. Ezekiel recip. reciprocal
fig. figurative(ly) rel. relative
fq. frequentative rev. revelations
Fr. French rflx. reflexive
Gal. Galatians Rom. Romans
Gen. Genesis RR reduplication
Gk Greek rR first element reduplication
grad. gradual Rr last element reduplication
Haw. Hawai’i(an) rt. root
heb. Hebrew(s) Sam. Samuel
Hos. Hosea sbdy somebody
i.e. that is sg. singular
imitat. imitative Song Song of Solomon
imper. imperative Span. Spanish
incho. inchoative stat. stative
indef. indefinite sthg something
intens. intensive sub. subordinate
interj. interjection subj. subjunctive
interrog. interrogative suff. suffix
intr. intransitive Ta. Tahitic
Is. Isaiah Tah. Tahiti
Jam. James Tim. Timothy
Jer. Jeremiah tr. transitive
Jon. Jonah usu. usually
Josh. Joshua v. verb(al)
Judg. Judges var. variant, variation
Lam. Lamentations v.i. intransitive verb
Lat. Latin v.t. transitive verb
Lev. Leviticus

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