noun plural manaia
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It so happened that half-way down the cliff, which is twelve fathoms high, there was a boy named Manaia.
So Manaia and I and Selema stole away to the boat, and the people of the village, who pitied us, pretended not to hear or see us.
An old earthwork fort near the present township of Manaia was the scene of many cremations of the Maori dead in former days.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead|James George Frazer
Two days before that on which the ship found us Manaia shot a small shark which was following the boat.
When she came to the surface, I was still clasped tightly in her arms, and Manaia cried to her to swim to the canoe.