ruru

/ (ˈruːruː) /


noun
  1. NZ another name for mopoke

Origin of ruru

1
Māori

Words Nearby ruru

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How to use ruru in a sentence

  • ruru stole away alone and went to a solitary place in the forest where he wept aloud.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • Then the king, curious to get the sight of the ruru-deer, let his eyes pass along the way shown by the man.

    The Gtakaml | rya Sra
  • That the path of the ruru deer pink with withered leaves bedewed with blood that has been shed.

  • One time the Bodhisattva, it is said, lived in the forest as a ruru-deer.

    The Gtakaml | rya Sra
  • The history of the watch was afterwards explained to him by Te Waka-tapa-ruru.