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Mana (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Mana
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Whakamārama: Koia te ihi, te wehi i whakaheke mai ai i ngā atua tae atu ki ngā tāngata kia tū hei māngai mō rātou i te ao tūroa nei.

Scope Note: Spiritual authority and power derived from the gods delegated to humans to act on their behalf and in accordance with their revealed will. Use narrower terms where appropriate. See also: Atua (Gods), Tapu and Whakapapa (Genealogy).

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