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hākui Play

1. (noun) mother, mum, old woman, elderly woman.

Ka pangā te paipa ki te ahi, hei te uinga a te hākui rā ki tana paipa, kua wera kē (TP 2/1904:1). / The pipe was thrown into the fire and when the elderly lady asked for her pipe it had already been burnt.

māmā Play

1. (loan) (noun) mother, mum.

I kī taku māmā ko te noke pai hai mōunu ko te tarawa (HP 1991:15). / My mother said that the best earthworm for bait is the tarawa earthworm.

hākuikui Play

1. (noun) mother, mum, old woman, elderly woman.

Ka tuhia ki roto ki taua pukapuka ngā ingoa o ngā hākorokoro, ngā hākuikui, ngā tamariki kai ū, me ngā tāngata kē atu (TWMNT 2/12/1871:12). / Written in that document are the names of the elderly men and women, the breastfeeding children and strangers.

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