Definition of "kainga" []

  • (in New Zealand) a Māori village or small settlement (noun)
  • Maori village. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kainga" in a sentence
  • "To blunder on the wrong _wharé_ would only serve to arouse the _kainga_."
  • "The next, he took heart again, for there beside him was the hole in the palisade through which he had crept into the _kainga_ an hour before."
  • ""It looks as if we had run our fox to earth," cried Fred exultingly, as they made for the gateway of the high wooden stockade -- relic of the old fighting days -- which surrounded the _kainga_."