whānau

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

whānau (plural whānau or whānaus)

  1. (New Zealand) Alternative spelling of whanau

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

whānau

  1. To give birth.
  2. To be born.

Noun[edit]

whānau

  1. An extended family; a group of family members.