tapu


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tapu

(ˈtɑːpuː)
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) sacred; forbidden
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) a Māori religious or superstitious restriction on something
[Māori, from Tongan]
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His lawyer had looked into all the details of the property with the tapu office before they made the purchase, and the actual owner personally transferred this property; there was no mention of anything unusual in the matter.
When she talks with nurse smear takers, Lloyd stresses the process of taking a smear is tapu for Maori women and many, particularly older women, would want to say a karakia beforehand.
He mentions claims and claimants, latent equities and provisos, a wahi tapu is said to be situated, being and lying.
Unlike the starker Wai- O- Tapu thermal valley, the lush Waimangu Volcanic Wonderland is all hot springs, terrace and lake.
Data were selected to provide pragmatic examples pertaining to cultural safety for women in consultations involving examinations: Mihi (welcome and engagement); Whakawhanaungatanga (belonging through relationships of shared experience); Kaupapa (reason for consultation) Tapu (sacred and set apart); Embodied memories; Mana wahine (women's knowledge and authority).
Given their proximity to the heads of their prestigious owners, they were also imbued with tapu.
A group of 35 semi-naked Maoris performed a ceremonial challenge called the wero armed with spears they uttered war cries and performed martial arts moves before one offered William, 31, a rakau tapu dart.
En 1988, Tapu gano el mas importante premio anual de novela corta y pronto fue adaptada para un largometraje con el mismo nombre.
The Council also announced its Advisory Committee comprising Zahir Rahimtoola, CEO Labels, Salim Chatoor, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Threads and Motifs and Renaissance, Photographer and founder of his own label; Tapu Javeri, Taymur Paracha, CEO Gulabo, Shahnaz Ismail, Dean, IVS, Feri Rawanian, Iqbal Teli and members of the previous council, Deepak Perwani, and Shamaeel Ansari.
Turkey's most recent law change favouring foreign buyers, which went live in October, facilitates the process of gaining military approval, which in turn speeds up the process of foreign buyers getting their property's title deeds, known as TAPU, according to a press release from Spot Blue.
Besides the launching of some books, talk shows, interviews, panel discussion, creative writing workshop, Mushaira, singing by the authors and the poets, musical performances, puppet shows, theatre and drama by six groups, painting exhibitions by Tapu Javeri and Arif Mahmood, food court are also a part of the festival.