From Proto-Polynesian *ma(a)qoli (“true, genuine, real”). Compare Hawaiian maoli.
- normal, ordinary, usual
- native, indigenous, of New Zealand
- a native person, an indigenous inhabitant (especially of the Pacific islands)
- ^ “Entries for MAQOLI [PN] True, real, genuine: *ma(a)qoli”, in (Please provide the title of the work), (Please provide a date or year)