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Ariki
person of high inherited rank from senior lines of descent, male or female
Hapū
clan, tribe, independent section of a people; modern usage - sub-tribe; (also to be born)
Iwi
people, nation; modern usage - tribe; (also bones)
Kaumātua
elder or elders, senior people in a kin group
Ngāi Tātou
a way of referring to everyone present - we all
Pākehā
this word is not an insult; its derivation is obscure; it is the Māori word for people living in New Zealand of British/European origin; it would not have included, for example, Dalmatians, Italians, Greeks, Indians, Chinese etc.
Rangatira
person of chiefly rank, boss, owner
Tama
son, young man, youth
Tamāhine
daughter
Tamaiti
one child
Tamariki
children
Tāne
man, husband, men, husbands
Teina/taina
junior relative, younger brother of a brother, younger sister of a sister
Tipuna/tupuna
ancestor
Tuahine
sister of a man
Tuakana
senior relative, older brother of a brother, older sister of a sister
Tungāne
brother of a sister
Wahine
woman, wife (wāhine women, wives)
Waka
canoe, canoe group (all the iwi and hapū descended from the crew of a founding waka)
Whāngai
fostered or adopted child, young person
Whānau
extended (non-nuclear) family
Whanaunga
kin, relatives
Kai
food