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hana

1. (verb) to shine, glow, give out heat, radiate.


2. (noun) flame, glow, warmth, heat, radiance.

Tohaina atu rā ēnei maioha, ēnei kupu whakamihi āku, a Te Taiti Te Tomo, ki ngā iwi o Te Tai Rāwhiti, arā, ki a Porourangi rāua ko Te Poho o Rāwiri mō ngā manaaki maha i uhia nei ki runga i ngā ope waewae tapu ki runga i ōu marae maha, i kitea ai, i rangona ai hoki te hana o tēnei mea o te aroha tūturu (TTT1/4/1930:2035). / Distribute these affectionate greetings, these words of thanks of mine, of Te Taite Te Tomo, to the peoples of the East Coast, that is to Porourangi and Te Poho o Rāwiri, for the hospitality bestowed on the groups of newcomers onto your many marae. The radiance of true affection was seen and felt.

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Hana

1. (loan) (personal name) Hannah.

...ā whakaritea iho e rātou ko Hoani Pihama te kaumātua whakariterite tikanga mō tēnei tau; ko Hoani Hana te tino kaituhituhi (TW 12/10/1878 5/505). / ...and they selected John Beecham as the Moderator for this year and John Hannah as General Secretary.

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Hana Kōkō

1. (loan) (personal name) Santa Claus.

Hana Paraniko

1. (loan) (location) San Francisco - a city and seaport on the coast of California, USA.

Ko te tīmatanga o tēnei pā o Hana Paraniko he tēneti, he hopuni, keri koura (TP 4/1906:1). / This city of San Franscisco began as tents, a camp digging for gold.

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Hana Parahiko

1. (loan) (location) San Francisco.

…ka haere atu i Niu Ioka i te marangai, a Hana Parahiko ki te tuauru (TKM 21/6/1849:1). / …it goes from New York in the East to San Francisco in the West.

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