Word Origin for kainga
Examples from the Web for kainga
Others ran to the cooking hangis, and with burning sticks from the ovens set fire to some of the thatched houses in the kainga.
To blunder on the wrong wharé would only serve to arouse the kainga.Adventures in Many Lands|Various
It was clear that the first thing to be done was to get the natives to come back to their kainga; but how?Camp Fire Yarns of the Lost Legion|G. Hamilton-Browne
The father was the principal chief of the kainga, and, as it turned out, cousin to Bent's rangatira Tito.
It comprehended two or three acres on the shoulder of a low range, and was once the site of a Maori kainga, or village.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)|William Delisle Hay