Historical loan words
moon on the fifth night of the lunar month - for some tribes (e.g. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) this is the twentieth night of the lunar month - a good day for planting and fishing.
moon on the twentieth night after the full moon.
Mō te Okoro, ko taua kōrero poto anō, 'pērā mō Ōuenuku' (WT 2013:47). / For Okoro it's that same short statement, 'as for Ōuenuku'.
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