- NZ love, compassion, or affectionate regard
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Examples from the Web for aroha
The canoe itself was similarly presented to the chief as a gift of aroha from Rup.The adventures of Kimble Bent
The people came streaming from all sides, shouting "Aroha maita!"
This placed in due order, is "I ora ai tatou, he aroha no te Atua," we having been saved was a love of God.Grammar of the New Zealand language (2nd edition)
We dallied frequently with young cocoanuts, and said aroha—love to you—to any lithe vahinees we encountered in our path.Los Gringos
H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise