Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search

Meaning of "te reo" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TE REO

Māori, literally: the language.
info
Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp
section

PRONUNCIATION OF TE REO

te reo  [teɪ ˈreɪəʊ] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TE REO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Te reo is a noun.
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.

WHAT DOES TE REO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Māori language

Maori or Māori /ˈmaʊri/ is the Polynesian language of the indigenous Maori ethnic group of New Zealand. Since 1987, it has been one of New Zealand's official languages. It is a member of the Eastern Polynesian languages, closely related to Cook Islands Māori, Tuamotuan, and Tahitian. According to a 2001 survey on the health of the Māori language, the number of very fluent adult speakers was about 9% of the Māori population, or 29,000 adults. A national census undertaken in 2006, however, suggested that the percentage was then about 4% of the entire New Zealand population, or 23.7% of the Maori population.

Definition of te reo in the English dictionary

The definition of te reo in the dictionary is the Māori language.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TE REO


arroyo
əˈrɔɪəʊ
barrio
ˈbærɪəʊ
bio
ˈbaɪəʊ
Bulawayo
ˌbʊləˈweɪəʊ
carabao
ˌkærəˈbeɪəʊ
Clio
ˈklaɪəʊ
folio
ˈfəʊlɪəʊ
Galileo
ˌɡælɪˈleɪəʊ
Mayo
ˈmeɪəʊ
Montevideo
ˌmɒntɪvɪˈdeɪəʊ
Ohio
əʊˈhaɪəʊ
Ontario
ɒnˈtɛərɪəʊ
paseo
pæˈseɪəʊ
portfolio
pɔːtˈfəʊlɪəʊ
radio
ˈreɪdɪəʊ
Romeo
ˈrəʊmɪəʊ
Rosario
rəʊˈsɑːrɪəʊ
stereo
ˈstɛrɪəʊ
Vallejo
vəˈleɪəʊ
zapateo
ˌzæpəˈteɪəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TE REO

te
Te Deum
te igitur
Te Kanawa
Te Rauparaha
TE score
Te Waipounamu
te-hee
tea
tea and sympathy
tea bag
tea ball
tea biscuit
tea boy
tea break
tea caddy
tea chest
tea cloth
tea cosy
tea dance

WORDS THAT END LIKE TE REO

absente reo
Borneo
cameo
car stereo
Cuneo
digital video
exercise video
geo
Gloria in Excelsis Deo
home video
kohanga reo
Leo
music video
Oreo
personal stereo
promo video
reo
rodeo
video
vireo

Synonyms and antonyms of te reo in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «te reo» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF TE REO

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

Translator English - Chinese

TE REO
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

te reo
570 millions of speakers

English

te reo
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ते REO
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تي ريو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Те рео
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

te reo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তবুও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

te reo
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Te reo
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

te reo
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テステレオ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

테 REO
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Te reo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

te reo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Te reo
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ते पुन्हा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Teo
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

te reo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

te reo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ті рео
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

te Reo
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

te reo
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

te Reo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

te reo
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Te Reo
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of te reo

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TE REO»

The term «te reo» is regularly used and occupies the 68.167 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
68
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «te reo» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of te reo
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «te reo».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TE REO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «te reo» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «te reo» 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 te reo

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TE REO»

Discover the use of te reo in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to te reo and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Te Reo
Contains the Society's Proceedings.
‎1996
2
Ko Te A-nui a Wi, He Ako Maana Ki Te Reo Ingirihi:
Na, ka poka ke te tikanga reo Ingirihi mo nga kupu whakatangata, ekore hoki e rite ki to te reo Maori ; na, kia tirohia enei e whai ake nei, kia tino mohiotia ai. Mo TE TANGATA KOTAHI nnnI. I, ahau. Thou, a koe. He, a ia. (Mo nga whakataane.)  ...
William Colenso, 1872
3
He pukapuka whakaako ki te reo Pakeha
Pukapuka. '. I te aha a Mea i kona inanahi ?" Ka oho atu tetahi, " I te whangai i te kau :" — " I te keri i te awa:"— "I te kai :"— " I te iniK" — " I te moe." Na, ko nga ingoa e rere ke ana : te whangai, te keri, te kai, te inu, te moe. Ko te reta i mau tonu, ...
Pukapuka, 1855
4
Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka: Te Ara Hou:
Lovell was one who learnt Te Reo through frequent association - primarily as a neighbour of Maori at Motupipi Pa: ' . . . After father had been among the Maoris a few months he began to learn their language and could speak it quite fluently.
Hilary Mitchell, John Mitchell, Maui John Mitchell, 2007
5
Meaningful Inconsistencies: Bicultural Nationhood, the Free ...
on the other (Benton and Benton 2001; Kaaretu 1995; Mead 1997), the frequent public mispronunciation/anglicization of Te Reo words indexes tokenism of the bicultural nationhood. It connects to what I call the power of ignorance.
Neriko Musha Doerr, 2009
6
Te akataka reo Rarotonga; or, Rarotongan and English grammar
Ko te an leta ana tei tau no te reo Rarotonga te ka aka- takaia. I te au leta e rauka' i te tuatua taki tai, e i taua hu tuatua taki tai ra e rauka'i te au tuatua katoatoa. Okotai ngauru ma toru ua leta i te reo Rarotonga. Tela taua au leta ra. PART I.
Aaron Buzacott, 1854
7
An Introduction to Te Reo Maori for Juniors
A photocopiable teaching resource. Book 4 covers topics from saying single words to using simple sentences in conversations.
Jenny Pyatt, 2007
8
Languages of New Zealand
Ko te reo Maori tena. he mea kawe mai e nga tTpuna i ta ratou whakawhitinga mai i te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa hei reo rangatira mo te motu. Ko te reo Pakeha tena i mauria mai i tera topito o te ao, a, kua tangata- whenua i naianei. Ko nga tini reo  ...
Allan Bell, Ray Harlow, Donna Starks, 2005
9
Collaborating to Meet Language Challenges in Indigenous ...
Te reo Mdori was the language of communication when the first European settlers arrived in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Since then it has been used continuously as a first language in some parts of New Zealand. More recently, it has become the ...
Tamsin Meaney, Tony Trinick, Uenuku Fairhall, 2011
10
Screening Shakespeare in the Twenty-first Century
Further, the government sought to address its responsibilities under the Treaty/ Tiriti, especially its obligation to allow Ma ̄ori to protect their taonga (treasures), of which te reo is one. As such, ko ̄hanga reo (language nests) were established ...
Mark Thornton Burnett, Ramona Wray, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TE REO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term te reo is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Activists recall bad old days for Te Reo
The movement to get Te Reo recognised took off during the 1970s, led by a group of young, enthusiastic tāngata whenua, but their struggle for more acceptance ... «Radio New Zealand, Jul 15»
2
Paul Moon: Te reo Maori should learn from English
Holding Maori Language Week in the chill of winter somehow makes the challenges that Te Reo face seem that much bleaker. It's certainly a tough world out ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
3
Te reo 'is in good hands'
Finnian Galbraith wanted to make a statement about treasuring Te Reo on YouTube, but had no idea it would reach almost 150,000 people around the world. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Kapiti teenager's Te Reo video a hit
A schoolboy's speech encouraging respect for Te Reo has garnered more than 130,000 views on YouTube in three days, and attracted international attention. «The Dominion Post, Jul 15»
5
Te Reo speakers tough to keep in schools
Education Ministry Te Reo Māori Group Manager Kiritina Johnstone told them enough Māori speakers are training to be teachers, but many later leave teaching ... «Radio New Zealand, Jul 15»
6
Native Affairs - The Insider - Part 1
Kōhanga Reo is the single most influential force we have if Te Reo Māori is to survive. Its contribution to the revitalisation of our language is immeasurable. «Māori Television, Jun 15»
7
Te Ao Māori mourns the loss of prominent te reo Māori advocate
Ngāti Hine and iwi across the nation mourn the loss of a prominent and strong advocate of te reo Māori, Erima Henare. Mr Henare, the son of the late Sir James ... «Māori Television, May 15»
8
Would you like Te Reo with that?
One of Wellington's newest restaurants is serving its diners Te Reo Māori- as an ... The restaurant, Whitebait, approached Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (Māori ... «Radio New Zealand, Apr 15»
9
Mōtai Tangata Rau honoured to receive Te Reo Excellence Trophy
First time Te Matatini performers Mōtai Tangata Rau from the Waikato-Tainui region have been announced as this year's winner of the “Mobil Oil Te Reo ... «Māori Television, Apr 15»
10
Should Te Reo be compulsory in schools?
Speaking on TV3's The Nation this morning on Race Relations Day, the commissioner said te reo was "a beautiful" language and people should make more of ... «New Zealand Herald, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Te reo [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/te-reo>. Jan 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z