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mana whakaheke

1. (noun) inherited status, mana through descent - mana that originates from the atua and is handed down through the senior male line from the atua. Also called mana tūpuna or mana tuku iho.

(Te Kōhure Video Tapes (Ed. 1): 6;)

See also mana tūpuna

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