The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words And Phrases by Max CryerThe Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words And Phrases by Max Cryer

The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words And Phrases

byMax Cryer

Paperback | August 13, 2019

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This concise A-Z dictionary, now updated in a new expanded edition, is a quick and easy reference to understanding the words and phrases that make the New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer not only provides helpful definitions for the various entries, but also sheds light on their origins. Slang words feature heavily, while a key feature of the book is the large number of Māori words that have become part of the common language over the years. Popular names of sports teams are also included, while an appendix of New Zealand acronyms completes the book.
Max Cryeris a well-known writer, broadcaster and entertainer. In a long career, he has been a school teacher, a compere and television host, as well as a performer on the opera stage in London and in cabaret in Las Vegas and Hollywood. Now a full-time writer living in Auckland, he has written many books, including Every Dog Has Its Day...
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Title:The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words And PhrasesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 inPublished:August 13, 2019Publisher:Exisle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1775594009

ISBN - 13:9781775594000

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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