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ariki tauaroa Play

1. (noun) paramount chief, chief of chiefs, male high chief.

He ariki tapairu ki a mātou te wahine, ko te tāne he ariki tauaroa (JPS 1926:43). / To us, a woman is an ariki tapairu, and a man is an ariki tauaroa.

See also ariki taungaroa

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