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whānau mārama

1. (noun) celestial bodies - stars, planets, meteors, constellations, comets, the sun, the moon.

(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 165-180;)

Ko te ingoa o te Māori mō te huinga o te rā, te marama, ngā aorangi, ngā whetū, ngā kāhui whetū, ko te whānau mārama (Te Ara 2013). / The Māori name for the sun, moon, planets, stars and constellations and stars is the 'whānau mārama' (family of light).

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