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tipuna wahine Play

1. (noun) female ancestor, grandmother, great grandmother.

Otirā i mau ki a ia te wehi, te tapu, o tōna tipuna wahine o Hinematioro (M 2004:72). / But it is recognised that the prestige and tapu of his grandmother, Hinematioro, descended to and upon him.

See also tupuna wahine

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