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Tane

[tah-ney]
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noun
  1. a Polynesian god of fertility.
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Historical Examples

  • The door's lockit, an' Jeames Jaup, they tell me 's tane awa' the key.

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • And the audience is supposed to understand that the third syllable is "Tane."

    Wagner at Home

    Judith Gautier

  • In Mangaia all the gods were called the children of Vatea, and of these Tane was one.

    Evolution in Art

    Alfred C. Haddon

  • But tune came on tane, and every tune better than its neighbour, and they waited.

  • There above him towered the tree—Tane the Forest-god personified.