aitu


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aitu

(ˈaɪtuː)
n
(in Polynesian culture) a ghost or spirit
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A similar case comes from Samoa (Cain 1979:54-57): In the pre-Christian era the inhabitants of this Polynesian island believed that the aitu, i.
The arrested Maoist was identified as Median Gucha alias Aitu.
AWDE 1,23,4,5 (pp in Nigeria) JAAL 10,1,1,12 (pp in Oman) MADAE 13,1,4,1,5 (hill in Eritrea) NAEP 14,1,5,16 (naep--a turnip--from Latin napus) PAGAH 16,1,7,1,8 (Deh Pagah--pp in Iran) AGAHS 1,7,1,8,19 (2 places called Agah: AGAH is a locality in Tunisia; Ritan Al AGAH is a pp in Iraq) RAIT 18,1,9,20 (old form of'rate') AITU 1,9,20,21 (in Polynesia, a demigod--chain) TUBB 20,21,2,2 (tub) AKKUM 1,11,11,21,13 (pp in Turkey) ALAMAN 1,12,1,13,1,14 (pp in Kazakhstan) is also a 3--3 ladder sequence KHASAT 11,8,1,19,1,20 (Ra's Khasat an Nawm - pp in Yemen) MEGI 13,5,7,9 is an odd number progression (Megi Sima is an island in Japan) LORBA 12,15,18,2,1 is a 3-step progression (pp in Russia)
Entre los exponentes extranjeros estuvieron Selda Ergui de Turquia, Karin Feymeyer de Alemania y Jean-Marc Larrue de Canada, presidente de la AITU.
For ``Survivor: Cook Islands,'' four tribes of five contestants apiece are dispatched to separate islands: Puka is the Asian-American team; Raro is populated by Caucasians; Aitu is the Latino squad, and African-Americans comprise the Hiki tribe.