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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

MAORI

7 Comments:

At 27/10/07 6:18 pm, Anonymous Pounamu Pouamu said...

Kia ora!

 
At 27/10/07 6:28 pm, Blogger Mana said...

poumanu poumanu do you really no what Kia ora means?

 
At 27/10/07 6:47 pm, Anonymous Pounamu Pouamu said...

"poumanu poumanu do you really no what Kia ora means?"

Ae. Why's that, mana? You got my ears perked now.

 
At 27/10/07 9:15 pm, Blogger Mana said...

well i'll guess I'll ask "what does it mean then poumanu poumanu, i realise this gets used a hell of a lot, just wondering is all; so does it mean?

 
At 27/10/07 10:38 pm, Anonymous pounamu pounamu said...

Kia ora, in English, defines a lot of affirmatives: hi; good health; be well; yes; I agree, to name but the obvious terms.

"i realise this gets used a hell of a lot"

It does. And I've answered your question. Tho I'm still at a loss why you're asking me if I

"really no what Kia ora means?"

You sound either like you're challenging or that you "no" the real meaning.

You still got my ears perked!

 
At 28/10/07 2:15 pm, Blogger Mana said...

no no not at all bro, tumeke you are the first i have ever heard get it right, its a pain in the bum when you see it or hear it being use as hello of welcome or thank you... Ka mau te Ao poumanu poumanu

 
At 31/10/07 3:36 pm, Blogger Mana said...

kia ora = good health

not hello or thank you or hi or how are you

 

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