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  • Whāngai

Whāngai (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Whāngai
Used for/see from:
  • Mātua whāngai
  • Adoption
See also:

Whakamārama: Ko te hunga e tipu ana ki raro i te maru o tana kuia, koroua, whānau ake rānei hi mea atawhai.

Scope Note: To take responsibility to feed, nurture and shelter a person, particularly a child.

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