15 terms

Te Reo Māori Vocabulary for Inspiring Men and Women Unit

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Whenua
Land or placenta
Whānau
Extended family
Whakapapa
Genealogy or family tree
Tūrangawaewae
The standing place from where one gets the authority to belong
Tūpuna/ Tīpuna
Ancestors
Tangata whenua
Indigenous people of the land or their descendants.
Marae
Communal or sacred meeting place.
Mana
Spiritual power and authority
Koha
Gift
Iwi
A tribe or collective group with a common ancestor. A race of people.
Hapū
A sub-tribe or group of related families.
He Tangata
Human beings
Aroha
Love and compassion
Hīkoi tapu
Sacred journey
Te Rangatiratanga
The kingdom or reign of God
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