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1. (loan) (noun) covenant, testament, charter, contract, agreement, treaty - any undertaking that binds the parties in a permanent and morally irrevocable relationship.
Ka horahia he kawenata kia kaua ngā rākau o taua ngahere e tuaina mō āke tonu atu. / A covenant was placed on that forest that trees would never be felled.
Kawenata Tawhito Play
1. (loan) (noun) Old Testament.
Ahakoa i eke tōna mōhiotanga ki te Kawenata Tawhito ki te taumata e tareka ai e ia te taupetupetu, ko te āhua nei kāre ia i huri ki te whakapono Karaitiana (TTR 1994:39). / Although he knew enough of the Old Testament to be able to debate, it appears he was not converted to Christianity.