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Meaning of "Moriori" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MORIORI

Moriori  [ˌmɒrɪˈɔːrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MORIORI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Moriori can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MORIORI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Moriori in the English dictionary

The first definition of Moriori in the dictionary is a Polynesian people of New Zealand, esp of the Chatham Islands, closely related to the mainland Māori: now racially intermixed. Other definition of Moriori is -ri, -ris. a member of this people. Moriori is also the language of the Moriori, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MORIORI


corey
ˈkɔːrɪ
Cori
ˈkɔːrɪ
cory
ˈkɔːrɪ
dory
ˈdɔːrɪ
glory
ˈɡlɔːrɪ
gory
ˈɡɔːrɪ
lory
ˈlɔːrɪ
Maggiore
ˌmædʒɪˈɔːrɪ
Maury
ˈmɔːrɪ
Montessori
ˌmɒntɪˈsɔːrɪ
MORI
ˈmɔːrɪ
nori
ˈnɔːrɪ
oary
ˈɔːrɪ
pory
ˈpɔːrɪ
roary
ˈrɔːrɪ
rory
ˈrɔːrɪ
storey
ˈstɔːrɪ
story
ˈstɔːrɪ
Tory
ˈtɔːrɪ
two-storey
ˈtuːˈstɔːrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MORIORI

MORI
moria
moribund
moribundity
moribundly
morigerate
morigeration
morigerous
morion
Morisco
morish
Morisot
morkin
Morley
morling
mormaor
Mormon
Mormonism

WORDS THAT END LIKE MORIORI

a fortiori
a posteriori
a priori
gori
hori
koori
memento mori
millefiori
poori
Pori
pylori
Ruwenzori
satori
signiori
signori
sori
tandoori
tori
yakitori
zori

Synonyms and antonyms of Moriori in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Moriori» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MORIORI

Find out the translation of Moriori to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Moriori from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Moriori» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Moriori
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

moriori
570 millions of speakers

English

Moriori
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Moriori
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

موريوري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Мориори
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Moriori
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Moriori
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Morioris
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Moriori
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Moriori
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Moriori
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Moriori
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Moriori
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Moriori
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Moriori
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोरोरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Moriori
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Moriori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Moriori
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Моріорі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Moriori
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μοριορί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Moriori
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Moriori
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Moriori
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Moriori

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MORIORI»

The term «Moriori» is normally little used and occupies the 113.587 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MORIORI» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Moriori» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Moriori» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Moriori

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MORIORI»

Discover the use of Moriori in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Moriori and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Moriori: A People Rediscovered
An 1889 Moriori vocabulary is reprinted. Winner of the Wattie Book of the Year Award.
Michael King, 2000
2
New Zealand's South Island
THE MORIORI & THEIR MYTH One of NZ's most persistent legends is that Maori found mainland NZ already occupied by a more peaceful and racially distinct Melanesian people, known as the Moriori, whom they exterminated. This myth has ...
‎2010
3
Atlas of Languages of Intercultural Communication in the ...
Ross Clark The Moriori are the indigenous people of the Chatham Islands, a small archipelago about 650 km east of the main islands of New Zealand. They are estimated to have numbered about 2,000 at the end of the 18th century. During ...
Stephen Adolphe Wurm, Peter Mühlhäusler, Darrell T. Tyron, 1996
4
Dictionary of Genocide: M-Z
MORIORI PEOPLE, GENOCIDE OF upon the Armenians by the Young Turk government. His consuls in the provinces collected (and sometimes witnessed) horrifying particulars regarding Turkish actions, which they relayed to Morgenthau for ...
Samuel Totten, Paul Robert Bartrop, 2008
5
Bridging the Divide: Indigenous Communities and Archaeology ...
Maui Solomon and Susan Forbes INTRODUCTION Peace is the foundation value for Moriori culture. Yet, over the last 200 years or more, Moriori culture has been overshadowed by struggles for survival, for retention of identity and language, ...
Caroline Phillips, Harry Allen, 2010
6
Polynesia in Early Historic Times
Also, the diseases introduced by the Outsiders killed off scores of Moriori and afflicted many of the rest of them with disabling diseases. Nevertheless, and despite the presence among them of several Western settlers, much of the Moriori's way ...
Douglas L. Oliver, 2002
7
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE CONCERNING THE MORIORI DIET Application of trace element analysis to human bone from the Chatham Islands was considered especially suitable for a number of reasons. The ancient economy of these ...
8
The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation
These records have become the basis upon which new, and often misleading, stories have been told about Moriori and Rekohu, including damaging claims that Moriori people are an extinct race.24 The latter point was publicly acknowledged  ...
James O. Young, Conrad G. Brunk, 2012
9
Tourism and National Identities: An International Perspective
Further, it is a place where heritage (historical and natural) can be experienced through such activities as visiting Nunuku's cave, where Moriori carvings can be seen, or hunting for fossilized shark teeth along the shores of Te Whanga.
Elspeth Frew, Leanne White, 2011
10
Adventure Guide to New Zealand
Bette Flagler. The Moriori The Moriori arrived on the Chatham Islands (800 km/ 500 miles east of Christchurch), which they named Rekohu, around (or just before) the time the Maori were settling the mainland. For some time, the history books ...
Bette Flagler, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MORIORI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Moriori is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Kennewick Man Linked To Native Americans, DNA Results Confirm …
In past studies, scientists thought his bones resembled remains from the Ainu of Japan and the Moriori of Polynesia. But when they compared ... «The Inquisitr, Jun 15»
2
New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American
Other scientists, including Dr. Owsley and his colleagues, suggested the skull resembled those of the Moriori people, who live on the Chatham ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
3
Flat-topped pyramid view
... of the Tamapahore pa, as everyone has assumed for generations, but are instead earthworks of the Waitaha or Moriori people, who built high ... «SunLive, Jun 15»
4
Ghana spends 70% of revenue on payroll
Better yet, how come Marori of New Zealand are not only prosperous than the Moriori of Chathams, but they also enslaved the Morori years ago ... «GhanaWeb, Jun 15»
5
Ghana Spends 70% Of Revenue On Payroll, So Is Liberia Or Greece
Better yet, how come Marori of New Zealand are not only prosperous than the Moriori of Chathams, but they also slaved the Morori years ago. «Perspective, Jun 15»
6
Govt funds new wharf for Chathams
A Moriori leader from the Chatham Islands is grateful the Government is providing millions of dollars in this year's budget to replace the island's ... «Radio New Zealand, Jun 15»
7
Child's remains to be returned to New Zealand
A ceremony was also held in December 2014 to welcome the return of more than 100 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains to New Zealand. «Radio New Zealand, May 15»
8
Opinion: Let's not turn Anzac Day into the 4th of July
... the Musket Wars in the first half of the 1800s, when 20,000 Maori and Moriori are thought to have been killed and another 30,000 enslaved. «3News NZ, Apr 15»
9
Marae provide refuge from storm
Hokotehi Moriori Trust general manager Maui Solomon said Kopenga Marae was gearing up to help people who might need to be evacuated ... «Radio New Zealand, Mar 15»
10
Excellence in Māori literature celebrated
Her debut novel, Where the Rēkohu Bone Sings (Random House), explores the complexities of Pākehā, Māori and Moriori cross-cultural ... «Massey News, Dec 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Moriori [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/moriori>. Oct 2022 ».
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