Historical loan words
shoot (of a creeper or gourd plant), tentacle.
Ka whakangeingei te kāwei o te hue (W 1971:233). / The tentacle of the gourd plant stretched forth.
line of descent, lineage, pedigree.
Ko ngā toronga o te kāwei o Hōri, i toro atu ki Waikato, ki a Ngāti Maru hoki i Hauraki (KA 1/1/1861:17). / The branches of George's lineage included Waikato and the Ngāti Maru tribe in Hauraki.
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