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atua

Atua, n.

    1. God, god. Kua taua te au atua itoro o to matou ui tupuna ki te ai. The heathen gods of our ancestors were burnt., Akamori atua itoro, worship idols. Ko te Atua to tatou akapuanga e te maroiroi. God is our refuge and strength; E tangata irinaki Atua aia. He is a man who trusts in God.
    2. An object of excessive devotion,Ko tana tamaiti openga e atua nona. His youngest child is the apple of his eye; E atua nona taua imene ra. He