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Matai Smith: Family words


From Matai Smith

1. Whanau - Family

2. Matamua - First born / oldest child

3. Potiki - Youngest

4. Papa - Father

5. Mama / Whaea - Mother

6. Pepi - Baby

7. Tamahine / Kotiro - Daughter / Girl

8. Tama - Son / Boy

9. Tane - Man / Husband

10. Wahine - Woman

11. Kuia - Elderly Lady

12. Koroua / Koro - Old Man

13. Whanaunga - Relative

14. Kaumatua - Elder

15. Tipuna / Tupuna - Ancestor

16. Whakapapa - Genealogy

17. Tamariki - Children

18. Iwi - Tribe

19. Hapu - Clan / Sub-tribe / Pregnant

20. Rangatira - Chief.

 

 




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