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MAKAIA : Meaning of name.  

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Kaiser OWC
(@kaiser-owc)
Active Member

Kia ora

Could anyone please advise me of the meaning of my brand-new moko's first name - Makaia,(female),and/or English translation if any.

Kay
Christchurch.NZ

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Posted : 06 December, 2006 6:43 pm
Kina
 Kina
(@kina)
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Makaia =Thrown or Cast into.?

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Posted : 06 December, 2006 7:30 pm
taiga
(@taiga)
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Ae tautokohia Kina

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Posted : 07 December, 2006 7:48 am
Kina
 Kina
(@kina)
Eminent Member

Maka=Shy,?
Ia=Her or She ?

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Posted : 07 December, 2006 8:43 am
taiga
(@taiga)
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Id go with to cast out.

Makaia as in one word

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Posted : 07 December, 2006 10:42 am
Tane_nz OWC
(@tane_nz-owc)
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Maka = Toss,cast, with the ia on the end of maka it has become a kupu hangu, which in english is knowen as a passive verb, more or less the actor becomes in a passive state an the focus is on the action being perfomed rather than who is doin the casting - makaia = cast, toss
my 5 cents worth lol

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Posted : 07 December, 2006 5:34 pm
tane_ariki OWC
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Yeah, 'cast out' is probably how I'd render it...anyhow, I'll take a squiz through my bible, maybe its a Bible name (one of those not so well known ones?)

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Posted : 07 December, 2006 5:40 pm
Kaiser OWC
(@kaiser-owc)
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Hey thank you for all the replies! To cast out seems to be the the one but I'll be watching to see if she grows to be a shy girl Kina. I guess the act of being born could be seen as being cast out as well.

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Posted : 07 December, 2006 8:48 pm
whareparoa OWC
(@whareparoa-owc)
New Member

Tena koe e Kaiser

Nga mihi matakuikui ki a koe me te mapihi pounamu nei a Makaia. Ehara i te mea he whakaiti enei kupu, me penei ke, ko nga takarepatanga maa te reo e kawhakina ana e nga whakaaro whakakake.
Ina he maori te tirohanga, te ruku i te hohonutanga o te kupu ka kitea he maramatanga. Kahore i kotahi te whakamarama o nga kupu maori nei. Taku kupu: whakamaua ki te pu o te kupu.
Ma - pure, understanding, kai - sustenance, knowledge, ia - her
Kia whakahoroa ma te whakatauki. "Ahakoa he iti he iti mapihi pounamu." All though she is small, she is a treasure".

naku noa

Te Whareparoa

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Posted : 08 December, 2006 8:30 am
taiga
(@taiga)
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He wewete kupu noa tera, kia whakawehea pera rawa i te kupu tera pea ka ngaro hoki te ia, o te whakaaro e hiahia nei na te tangata whakahau kupu na.

Kihai ahau i te whakaiti, heoi, ko taku nei, ae e tika ana koe kia kimi i te ngako o te kupu, engari ma te rerenga korero ke ka mohio he aha te tera e whakahua nei

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Posted : 08 December, 2006 11:44 am
tane_ariki OWC
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Thankyou for your contribution Te Whareparaoa, I didn't even think to look deeply like that - I don't think Makaia would be an ingoa whakaiti....

hmmm....thinking quite hard over this....

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Posted : 08 December, 2006 11:50 am
Kina
 Kina
(@kina)
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Makaia Born about 1763 Ngati Kahungunu,
His Father Te Maawe,
His Sister Te Atakore.

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Posted : 08 December, 2006 1:20 pm
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