Found 2 matches
1. (loan) (noun) Monday.
...ā ko te Manate, he kupu te Mane, mō te ingoa o te marama e whiti nei, arā ki te Pākehā he mūnu, ā he karakia nā taua iwi te marama i taua rā, koia te ingoa o te Mane, arā te Mūnute, te rā e karakia ai ki te marama (TW 22/6/1878:6/314). / Monday, the word for 'Mane', stands for the moon that shines, that is the ‘moon’ to the Pākehā, and that tribe worshipped the moon on that day, so that is the name of Monday, that is Moon-day, the day when they would worship the moon.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 30;)