wharenui

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori wharenui (literally big house).

Noun[edit]

wharenui

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  1. An ornamental Maori meeting house representing the body of a tupuna, forming part of the larger marae complex.

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From whare (house) +‎ nui (big).

Noun[edit]

wharenui

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