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Tānemāhuta (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Tānemāhuta
Used for/see from:
  • Tāne (Atua)

Whakamārama: He tama ō Ranginui rāua ko Papatūānuku. Ko ia te atua mo te tangata, mo ngā ngāherehere, mo ngā manu, mo ngā ngāngara, mo ngā ngārara me ngā kararehe.

Scope Note: The personification of forests, their human inhabitants, plants, insects and animals.