28 Jul 2015

Māori language vowels 'not like in the old days'

From Te Manu Korihi, 5:52 pm on 28 July 2015
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When kuia and kaumatua say Māori language vowels are 'not pronounced like they used to be', they'd be right - over the years their sound has changed dramatically.


  • The changing sound of Māori vowels