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tēina Play

1. (noun) younger brothers (of a male), younger sisters (of a female), cousins (of the same gender) of a junior line, junior relatives  – plural form of teina.

Tokorima ngā tēina o Rīria, ā, tokotoru ōna tungāne (TTR 1996:22). / Rīria had five younger sisters and three brothers.


teina Play

1. (noun) younger brother (of a male), younger sister (of a female), cousin (of the same gender) of a junior line, junior relative.

E 25 ōna tau, ko tōna teina 17 ōna tau (TKO 15/2/1916:9). / He is 25 years old and his younger brother is 17.

See also taina


Teina Play

1. (loan) (modifier) Danish.

...i te mea hoki ko tana tuakana te Kīngi o aua rā, ā ko te mahi a tana tuakana he mahi whawhai ki ngā iwi Teina (TW 20/7/1878:361). / ...and because his elder brother was king in those days and his elder brother was busy fighting the Danish tribes.


2. (loan) (noun) Dane.

He maha rawa ngā Teina ināianei kua noho ki te taha whakararo o Ingarangi (KO 20/1/1888:6). / There are many Danes now who have settled in the north of England.


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