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māramatanga

1. (noun) enlightenment, insight, understanding, light, meaning, significance, brainwave.

Me āpiti e ia te māramatanga o ngā tohunga Māori, ki ngā mātauranga o te ao hou o te Pākehā (TTT 1/7/1927:615). / He should place side by side the insight of the Māori expert with the knowledge of the new world of the Pākehā.

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Synonyms: tikanga, māoritanga, mārama, rama, tahu, tahutahu, teatea, tūrama, whakaihiihi, waitohu, hiranga, whakahirahiratanga, hirahira, tino

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