Comic: macrons matter

That little line above certain vowels makes a big difference when it comes to the pronunciation and meaning of te reo Māori. Illustrator Matt Russell takes a closer look at why tohutō (macron) matter when it comes to te reo taiao (language of the environment).

Enable macrons on your phone (Android and Apple) and computer (Mac or Windows). Te Aka Māori Dictionary is also a great online resource to check if a kupu (word) has tohutō or not.