• Interesting,  Māori

    Interesting facts about Māori grammar

    In the previous post, I have told the story of my never ending struggle to learn a Polynesian language and why after more then 2 years, I have finally made my decision and stopped on Māori. Here is something that I find captivating about it. First of all, there are only fifteen letters in the alphabet! Fifteen! Ten consonants and five vowels, which can be both long and short. Anyway, there Except singular and plural, Māori language has also a dual number, which refers to the quantity of two, as it is easy to guess. For example, if you want to greet someone, there are three ways to do it depending…