Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu

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  • IPA(key): /tɐʉmɐtɐ.ɸɐkɐtɐŋihɐŋɐ.koːɐʉɐʉ.ɔ.tɐmɐtɛɐ.tʉɾi.pʉkɐkɐ.piki.mɐʉŋɐ.hɔɾɔ.nʉkʉ.pɔkɐi.ɸɛnʉɐ.ki.tɐnɐ.tɐhʉ/ (Maori pronunciation)

Etymology[edit]

Taumata sign

Borrowed from Maori taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-Tamatea-turi-pukaka-piki-maunga-horo-nuku-pokai-whenua-ki-tana-tahu (The hill where the great traveller (Chief) Tamatea with the bony knees, who slid and climbed mountains, played his flute to his beloved).

Proper noun[edit]

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu

  1. A hill in New Zealand.

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long English-language placenames