vahine

[ vah-hee-nee, -ney ]
/ vɑˈhi ni, -neɪ /

noun, plural va·hi·ne.

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Example sentences from the Web for vahine

  • Vahine is the Tahitian for woman, and Charmian being the only vahine aboard, the bailing fell appropriately to her.

  • Now bailing is one of the principal functions of the vahine.