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  1. Ariki: An ariki, ‘ariki, aliki, ali‘i, ari'i or ‘eiki is or was a member of a hereditary chiefly or noble rank in Polynesia.
  2. Ariki is a racing yacht which was built in Auckland, New Zealand in 1904 by Logan Brothers. She had a distinguished career as a racing and cruising yacht. From the time of her launch in Oct 1904 she dominated first class Auckland yacht racing until the appearance of the yacht Ranger in 1938. She has the sail number A3.

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Google previewAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand (1901)

The Ariki is an imbecile, and is governed by a few corrupt men, who run ...

Google previewJournal. Appendix (1901)

by New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives

The Ariki is an imbecile, and is governed by a few corrupt men, who run the ...

Google previewTikopia Ritual and Belief (Routledge Revivals) (2012)

by Raymond Firth

Fqfine ariki means literally ' chiefly female';. In Tikopia, succession to the normal office of chief is strictly patrilineal; no woman is ever recorded as having been chief of a clan, and the possibility ...

Google previewA Maori-English Lexicon: Being a Comprehensive Dictionary of the New Zealand Tongue (1898)

Including Mythical, Mythological, "taboo" Or Sacred, Genealogical ... and Other Names and Terms of and Allusions to Persons, Things, Acts, and Places in Ancient Times; Also, Showing Their Affinities with Cognate Polynesian Dialects and Foreign Languages; with Copious Pure Maori Examples ... by William Colenso

Ariki, s. 1. The first-born male or female child of a chief. 2. Title of heir, male or female.

Google previewA Dictionary of Some Tuamotuan Dialects of the Polynesian Language (2013)

by J.F. Stimson, Donald Stanley Marshall

ariki, fakāriki (ii) To cause to be-, become- a king, prince, overlord, or god. FAG, GTN | ta.ariki, tāriki Set apart for-, acted upon by the 'nobles; hence noble, chiefly, princely. Pertaining to the nobility .

Google previewA Maori-English lexikon [specimens of a Maori-Engl. and Engl.-Maori dictionary]. (1898)

by William Colenso

Ariki, s. 1.

Google previewDictionary & Grammar of the Easter Island Language

ariki s. Dignatario / Familia real / Jefe / Jerarca / Monarca / Nobleza / Principe / Rey / / vt.

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

by Henk Courtz

ariki [GS] [T ariki, Wp jariki] Inl guianan saki ...

Google previewDictionary Gilbert-English (1898)

Ariki, n., Calm, (the sea) ; E ariki ; The sea is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mangareva (or Gambier Islands) (1899)

by Edward Tregear

ARI Kl, see akariki. ARIKI ( ariki), a mat orbed of herbage or leaves on which to lay something down carefully , or to ornament a road as with a carpet. 2. Anything used as a covering for food. 3.

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