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1. (verb) (-a) to be born, give birth.
I whānau au ki Nūhaka, Hāki Pei, i te 10 o ngā rā o Maramarima, tau 1904, i tō mātau kāinga e pātata atu ana ki te awa o Nūhaka (HP 1991:12). / I was born at Nūhaka, Hawkes Bay, on the 10th May, 1904, at our home close to the Nūhaka River.
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2. (noun) extended family, family group, a familiar term of address to a number of people - the primary economic unit of traditional Māori society. In the modern context the term is sometimes used to include friends who may not have any kinship ties to other members.
E ai ki te kōrero a te whānau, kāre i iti iho i te tokoiwa ngā wāhine, tokorua ngā tāne (TTR 1996:100). / According to family information, there were no fewer than nine girls and two boys.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 3; Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 52-54;)
whānau meka matua Play
1. (noun) family of facts (maths).
Mō ia paheko tau, arā anō ētahi paheko e noho whanaunga mai ana. Ina whakaemia ēnei paheko whanaunga, e kīia ana he whānau meka matua. Hei tauira, mō te 3 + 4 = 7, koia nei te katoa o te whānau meka matua: 3 + 4 = 7; 4 + 3 = 7; 7 - 3 = 4;7 - 4 = 3 (TRP 2010:331). / For each number operation there are other operations which are related. Together they are called a family of facts. For example, 3 + 4 = 7; 4 + 3 = 7; 7 - 3 = 4;7 - 4 = 3 is a family of facts (TRP 2010:331).
Whānau-a-Apanui, Te Play
1. (noun) tribal group from Maraenui to Tihirau on the East Coast, who descend from Apanui-waipapa.
Hei tamāhine tēnei mā te tohunga rā, mā Hōri Kēti o Te Whānau-a-Apanui (TTR 1994:6). / She was daughter to the renowned tohunga of Te Whānau-a-Apanui, George Gage.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 42;)