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  • Kuia

Kuia (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Kuia
Used for/see from:
  • Elders, Female
  • Female elders
  • Grandaunts
  • Grandmothers
  • Karani mā
  • Kuikuia
  • Ruuruhi
  • Tāua
See also:

Whakamārama: He wāhine taipakeke kua roa ngā rā ki te ao.

Scope Note: A general heading used to describe female elders, including grandmothers and grandaunts. See also: Tūpuna for great grandmothers and great grandaunts and Māmā (Mothers and Aunts).

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