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ūkaipō

1. (noun) mother, source of sustenance.

Ki te taha ki tōna ūkaipō ko Ngāi Tāmanuhiri tōna hapū, ā, ko tōna ure tārewa nō Te Whakatōhea (TTR 1998:4). / He belonged to Ngāi Tāmanuhiri through his mother and Te Whakatōhea through his father (DNZB 1998:29).

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2. (noun) origin, real home.

Ko te whenua houkura, ko te whenua taurikura kei wāhi kē atu i tō rātou ūkaipō (H 1992:101). / The peaceful land, the prosperous land is another place from their real home.

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