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Vocabulary of the New Zealand Tongue

A VOCABULARY of the LANGUAGE of NEW ZEALAND.
Papa, Father.
Hetamàéh, A boy, or son.
He aowpohó, The head.
He ai, The brow.
He matta, The eyes.
He toogge matta, The eye-brows.
He gammo, The eye-lids.
He eih, The nose.
He peeapeea, The nostrils.
He papaeh, The cheeks.
He gaõwai, The mouth.
He neeho, The teeth.
He gooteh, The lips.
Haiàeeò, The tongue.
Egoorree, A dog.
Teyka, Fish.
Hewhài, Skate.
Eraperape, The fish called Chimæra.
Hepaooa, Ear-shells.
Hekohooà, Small ear-shells.
Heràiyanno, The small biting fly.
Heaow, A leaf.
Hèànoohe, Fern root.
Tracaow, Wood.
Powhattoo, A stone.
Whakabeete, The large peaked hill.
Hewai, Water.


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