tikanga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maori tikanga

Noun[edit]

tikanga (countable and uncountable, plural tikangas or tikanga)

  1. Maori customs and traditions.

Maori[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From tika +‎ -nga

Noun[edit]

tikanga

  1. custom, convention, correct manner of doing things
  2. traditional lore and protocols
  3. reason, purpose
  4. meaning