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tamāhine

1. (noun) daughter.

Kei te mirimiri a Māmā i te tinana o tona tamāhine, o taku tuahine hoki (HP 1991:19). / Mum was massaging the body of her daughter, who was also my sister.

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2. (noun) girl.

Ka tata mai te waka o te tāne ki te taketake o te toka e noho rā te tamāhine i runga (TP 4/1909:11). / The husband's canoe approached the base of the rock on which the girl was sitting.

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tamāhine whakaangi

1. (noun) stepdaughter.

Kāti he maha tonu hoki ngā whakairo i tāraitia e te rōpū whakairo, ko Hōne Taiapa o Ngāti Porou nei tō rātou ūpoko, me ngā moana tukutuku i oti i te rōpū mahi, ko Ngaroahiahi Waiwai o Tūhoe rāua ko Roa Wharepōuri (hei tamāhine whakaangi mā Āpirana Ngata) i te whakahaere (TTR 2000:165). / Well, many carvings were done by a team of carvers headed by Hone Taiapa of Ngāti Porou and by tukutuku and mat weavers supervised by Ngaroahiahi Waiwai of Tūhoe and Roa Wharepouri, a stepdaughter of Āpirana Ngata.

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