Search the Cook Islands Maori Dictionary

Search this Rarotongan and Cook Islands Maori Dictionary in several ways.

  1. In the top right corner of the webpage you can type any Maori or English word into the box, press ‘Enter’ and all those pages with those words included will be listed.
  2. In the SEARCH DICTIONARY box on the right you can type any Maori word, and then a list of 25 Maori words will appear in a scroll bar with the word typed appearing in the middle of the list. Scrolling up and down will show all the words in alphabetical order. Click on any word to see its definition.
  3. On the horizontal Maori-English MENU above you can click on the letters A, E, NG, I, K, M, N, O, P, R, T, U, V to see a list of all the words for that letter. A further option offered here is to view the list of words plus a brief excerpt.
  4. On the vertical Maori-English MENU on the right sidebar you can click on the letters A, E, I, K, M, N, NG, O, P, R, T, U, V to see a list of all the words and their definitions for that letter.

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Words from Outer Islands Dialects

Many words from Outer Islands dialects are included in the dictionary.

Help us add more words to the Cook Islands Maori Dictionary

You are free to help us by adding more words. You can register, for free, to become a Contributor to this website. Click on the Register icon at the bottom rightside of the right sidebar, and fill your details.

You can add words, sentences, explanations, photos, drawings, video and all manner of things that can enhance the dictionary. Any additions will have to be passed by our panel of experts.

ENGLISH-MAORI DEFINITIONS

We are working on the coding and programming for this. However you can use the SEARCHBOX in the top right corner of the page to type any English word, and a list of all the words and definitions will appear in which that English word appears.

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