Historical loan words
Earth, Earth mother and wife of Rangi-nui - all living things originate from them.
Study Guide (Ed. 1):
Ka miria e te hauku a Papatūānuku (TTT 1/3/1930:2006). / Papatūānuku is caressed by the dew.
Kei te takiwā o te 70% o te mata o Papatūānuku e kapi ana i te moana (RP 2009:315). / Approximately 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered with sea (RP 2009:315).
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