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whakaingoa Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to name, choose, nominate.

E whakaatu ana tēnei hui o Te Arawa, ahakoa ko wai te tangata e whakaingoatia e rātou, ka piripono a Te Arawa ki tā rātou tangata e whakarite ai (TTT 1/6/1928:792). / This gathering of Te Arawa will show that no matter who the person is that they name, Te Arawa will be loyal to the person they choose.


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2. (noun) naming, choosing.

Ko tētahi mana i tukua mai ki ngā Hīnota takiwā ko te whakaingoa i tētahi tangata hei pīhopa mō taua takiwā (TP 3/1910:8). / An authority that was given to the regional synod was the naming of a person as bishop for that region.


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