manawa

Word Origin for manawa

Māori
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Examples from the Web for manawa

Historical Examples of manawa

  • He has torn out the manawa of the soldier, as a maw—an offering to the God of War!

  • All the material was ready in no time (manawa ole), and Pi settled upon the night when the work was to be done.