He justly observes that "moko" is the counterpart of the armorial bearings of which many families in Europe are so vain.
Some are found to undergo the painful operation of "moko" five times.
It kept pace with her to the place where moko, the Picture-maker, lived.
She told me that she couldn't let me have Mrs. moko, because she was trying caps on her.
As Turi could not write, Hongi made the ingenious suggestion that his moko, or face-tattoo, should be copied on the deed.
The painting moko was now doing was the most wonderful of all that Songbird had ever seen.
Amongst the primitive arts of the Maori with which "Ringiringi" became familiar about this time was that of moko, or tattooing.
moko gave a sharp glance at Songbird, then spoke in a low voice.
This branch of art, that of moko or tattooing, they carried to a grotesque perfection.
What will you paint if my father does not come back again, moko?