ataata


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ataata

(ˈɑːˌtəɑːtə)
n
(Animals) NZ another name for cat's-eye2
[Māori]
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In this story, a beautiful young woman named Arnaq is spoiled by her father, Ataata because she lost her mother at an early age.
Dans les textes publies en anglais, il est tres frequent de retrouver un assez grand nombre de termes en inuktitut, des termes courants tels que anaana (maman), ataata (papa), ataatatsiaq (grand-pere), kamik (bottes), qimmiq (chien) ou des termes plus specialises comme mitsiaq (cordon ombilical) ou puukuluk (mere biologique).
The words involved in the ATAATA palindromic vowel rotation above (see 'Rotating Vowels') are also HCVs.
The plan--known in the Maori language as paepae ataata, which can be roughly translated as "forum of images"--is still a work in progress.
A Canadian Arctic Producers publication, Candian Inuit Artifacts, described Ataata Vinivi (his Inuktitut name) as a missionary, ethnologist, author, and explorer.