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ōhākī

1. (noun) dying speech, parting wish, last words, deathbed speech - final instructions before death.

He tikanga nui, he tikanga whai mana te ōhākī, kāore e taupatupatu, e whakatipu kino, ki ngā uri, ki ngā whanaunga rānei (TPH 30/8/1902:3). / The ōhākī (dying speech) is an important custom, one with authority, which will not cause arguments or bad feeling to develop amongst the descendants or the relatives.

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ohaki

1. (noun) sulphur, brimstone.

whenua ōhākī

1. (noun) deathbed land grant - by a dying chief.

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