putangitangi


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putangitangi

(puːˌtɑːəŋɡiːˈtɑːəŋɡiː)
n, pl putangitangi
(Animals) NZ another name for paradise duck
[Māori]
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Similarly, Putangitangi and Te Hoe Nuku Roa have been developed for the measurement of Maori identity (explained in Davies et al, 2002; Durie, 1995; Durie et al, 2002).