Origin of ariki
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How to use ariki in a sentence
This misdemeanour was, in Maori eyes, fatal to his prestige as an ariki and a war-leader.The adventures of Kimble Bent|James Cowan
Next day the fern of his child is eaten by the Ariki (head chief).
Apopo ake ka kainga e te Ariki te roi o tana tamaiti, the fern root of the tuatanga is eaten by the father.
These communities collectively acknowledged the superior prestige of an Ariki, or hereditary high chief.The City of Auckland|John Barr
For the ariki is thoroughly aware of the gradual extinction which is coming for his race.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)|William Delisle Hay