See also: matuā, mātua, and matu'a

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MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *matuqa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)tuqah, from Proto-Austronesian *(ma-)tuqaS.

NounEdit

matua ‎(irregular plural mātua)

  1. elder
  2. parent

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RarotonganEdit

WallisianEdit