pāpānunui

pāpānunui. Renowned, famous, celebrated, much praised, noteworthy, remarkable.

Ko te ariki pāpānunui tēnā i tēia ‘enua,
he is the most famous chief in this country;

Kua pāpānunui tika ai tō mātou tere i te no‘o‘anga ki tēia ‘enua,
our touring party has had a lot of praise while we have been on this island;

‘E tae‘anga pāpānunui tika ai tōku ki tēia ‘enua,
I had a great reception when I arrived in this country.
[pāpā-5, nui1 rR.]

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