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  • Utu

Utu (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Utu
Used for/see from:
  • Costs
  • Justice, Māori
  • Justice, Traditional
  • Law, Māori
  • Māori justice
  • Māori law
  • Retribution

Whakamārama: Ko te tikanga whakaea i te mahi kino, kōrero kino, mate kino. I ēnei wā, ko te moni e tukuna ana mō te hoko taonga, taputapu rānei, mō ngā mahi rānei.

Scope Note: A principle of Māori justice, involving just retribution for insult, ill-will, etc. In modern times also used in the sense of "price".

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