ngāti

ngāti, prop.n. Clan. (A title prefixed to the name of the ancestor of a tribe or family to denote the whole of the clan descended from him.)

Kua tāmataora ‘a ngāti Makea i te manu‘iri.
The Makea family entertained the guest;

Kua pou mai ‘a ngāti Karika ki te ‘akaepaepa‘anga i tō rātou ariki va‘ine.
The clan Karika assembled for the ceremonial investiture of their queen.

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