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Māui (Māori mythology)


Māui took on the appearance of a Kererū when he went to find his father in the underworld. In Māori mythology, Māui is a culture hero famous for his exploits and his trickery. Hi...

Kereru | Define Kereru at Dictionary.com


Kereru definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!

waka - Māori Dictionary


Search the Maori dictionary with the online version of Te Aka Maori-English, English-Maori ... Ka whakakīia te waka ki te wai, ka haramai ngā kererū ki te inu.

Maori - Māori Dictionary


Search the Maori dictionary with the online version of Te Aka Maori-English, ... me te kererū huahua, he mea kōtutu katoa i roto anō i ōna hinu (TTR 1998:206).

Kuku | Definition of Kuku by Merriam-Webster


Define kuku: kereru. ... usually appear in our free dictionary, but we've shared just a bit of the information that appears in our premium Unabridged Dictionary.

Kermes - definition of kermes by The Free Dictionary


A red dyestuff once prepared from the dried bodies of various female scale insects of the genus Kermes. [French kermès, short for alkermès, from Arabic ...

Whakapapa and kaupapa - Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand


One such story tells how the legendary hero Māui was turned into a kererū (New Zealand pigeon) while holding his mother's colourful clothes. Genealogies and ...

The Kereru or Wood Pigeon (Hemiphaga novae-zealandiae): | NZETC


In the kereru, also known as kuku and kukupa, the Maori had a much less ..... 11 —Waka-kereru (pigeon-snare) in tree-top ...... Williams' Dictionary, 5th ed.

List of unusual words beginning with K - The Phrontistery


kereru, pigeon variety of New Zealand. kerf, cut, notch or groove; .... Please consult a major dictionary before e-mailing your query. All material on this page ...

Words starting with k - words from ker- to kerf ... - Collins Dictionary


... kerb-crawler · kerbaya · Kerbela · kerbing · kerbside · kerbstone · Kerch · kerchief · kerchieves · kerchoo · kerel · Kerenski · Kerensky · kereru · Keres · kerf ...

New Zealand pigeon
The New Zealand pigeon or kererū (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) is a bird endemic to New Zealand. Māori call it kererū in most of the country but kūkupa and ... More »
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mana whakahaere - Māori Dictionary


I runga i ngā whakatītina a ētahi tino rangatira Māori tonu nei, arā, a Timi Kara rāua ko Kererū, kua āta titiro ngā mana whakahaere i ngā mahi a Rua (TTR ...

Maori language Te Reo - glossary of New Zealand Maori words


The standard reference Maori dictionary, A Dictionary of the Maori Language by H.W. Williams, had its ... kereru Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae - wood pigeon

Kukupa | Definition of Kukupa by Merriam-Webster


Define kukupa: kereru — kukupa in a sentence. ... This word doesn't usually appear in our free dictionary, but we've shared just a bit of the information that ...