kāinga

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (burn) +‎ -inga

Noun[edit]

kāinga

  1. the burning (of a fire)
  2. a place of residence (literally, a place where a fire has been lit)
  3. an unfortified place of residence or village (in contrast to a , which is fortified)
  4. a country
  5. home