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.]