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A Leaf from the Natural History of New Zealand



Aitimai, welcome

Haehae, to cut the flesh for grief or respect

Haere, Haere atu ra, go in peace

Hongi, to salute by the nose

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Inakoe, welcome

Momi, to kiss

Mote, to kiss

Naumai, welcome

Owha, to salute

Tangi, to cry; the most common form of salutation.