Facebook users can now painga, takupu on or tiritiri posts and status updates with Facebook now available in Maori.
Painga (like), takupu (comment) and tiritiri (share) are just some of the words on the Facebook maori dictionary and new words for terms like privacy settings, email, and blog have been created by using words to describe concept or meaning, instead of "Anglicising" words.
The maori translation is not available through Facebook's official platform, as it no longer recognises minority languages, but has instead been made through a script from the Google Chrome store.
The majority of the translations were completed by Ian Cormack which was begun by Teanau Tuiono and co-ordinated by Karaitiana Taiuru and a full word list is available here (PDF).
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