1. (modifier) female, womanly, feminine.
Ko te reo karanga tuatahi o runga marae tētahi tikanga nui o te mana wahine (A 2017). / The first call of welcome on the marae is an important expression of female mana.
2. (noun) woman, female, lady, wife.
Kua tīmata anō te wahine ki te mau roroa i te panekoti. E tika ana anō, i te mea kua tae kē ngā panekoti o nāianei ki runga ake i ngā turi (TTT 1/9/1929:1064). / Women have again started wearing longer skirts. And that's appropriate because currently skirts are above the knees.