sun - Māori Dictionary

2. (noun) sun. Ka tīmata i te ao e nohoia nei e tātou, ā, pā noa ki te kōmaru e whiti nei i te rangi, e ara mai nei i te ata, e torengi atu nei i te ahiahi (KO 13/11/1882:6). / It begins in the world where we live until the sun shines in the sky, rising in the morning and setting in the evening.…

THE MAORI SUN: MEANING - Tattoo Art

Sep 12, 2016 · The sun is a friend symbol, in Maori culture, which uses the designs on the body as belonging and social status, and many of them are required, called Moko, for these very characteristics. Hence also the representation, symbolic of the sun with abstract human face, the similarity with the Moko. For this reason, even if you can not identify the face, unless you know the uses of Maori, it can ……

The Sun NZETC

The personal name of the sun, Tama-nui-te-ra, was a common usage in former days, and is still in use, but the Maori has forgotten the signification of Tane. Kau was a name for the sun in Egypt; among the Maori the word was used in a curious way connected with the movements of the heavenly bodies.…