Today’s Te Reo Māori quirk: tātahi is the beach. You don’t put a ‘te’ in front of it, just like you wouldn’t put a ‘the’ in front of a placename. So: “Kei te haere au ki tātahi.” I’m going to the beach. “Kei te haere au ki te whare pukapuka.” I’m going to the library.

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