English to Maori Meaning :: ritual

Ritual :
karakia
tikanga pure - karakiatikangaritualismpoketikanga
 
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Noun(1) any customary observance or practice(2) the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies(3) stereotyped behavior
Adjective(1) of or relating to or characteristic of religious rituals(2) of or relating to or employed in social rites or rituals

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(1) Checking the soccer results was a ritual they followed most Saturday evenings during the soccer season.(2) Most Catalans mark major events such as baptism and marriage with the appropriate religious ritual .(3) During the ritual ceremonies and dances, Hopi men wear elaborate costumes that include special headdresses, masks, and body paints.(4) The island's men perform ritual dances to attract wives in this matriarchal society.(5) While performing the ritual , the shaman (witch doctor) dances and enters into a trance.(6) She realized they were dancing a ritual dance, a dance to an unknown deity.(7) For example, three Balinese texts discuss an ancient ritual called the Crow Ceremony that precedes an attack on another region.(8) The couple begins their wedding day with a religious ritual in the early morning and by receiving blessings from monks.(9) In Gypsy custom, ritual purification is the road to health.(10) She began her normal ritual of making dinner, followed by a soothing bubble bath.(11) After death, the family performs rites for the benefit of the departed and undertakes a ritual purification of the home.(12) My uncle's invitations grew more frequent, and we went through the same ritual many times.(13) Food consumption is a vital part of ritual celebrations.(14) He is unflinching in his descriptions of the ritual humiliations of a writer in Hollywood.(15) The slain bodies of the townspeople had been given the ritual burial, cremated in the fire, their souls sent to the afterlife to live in peace.(16) Such imposing classical receptacles are associated with pagan temples, worship and libations, and they thus introduce a sense of solemn ritual and ceremony.
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Synonyms
Adjective
1. ceremonial ::
kawa
4. set ::
huinga
5. formal ::
ōkawa
6. sacramental ::
oro'a
7. liturgical ::
fakalitūsia
8. traditional ::
tuku iho
9. conventional ::
tikanga
Noun
10. ceremony ::
hui
11. rite ::
rite
12. ceremonial ::
kawa
13. observance ::
haapa'oraa
14. service ::
ratonga
15. sacrament ::
oro'a
16. liturgy ::
ki āna tikanga
17. worship ::
koropiko
18. act ::
mahi
19. practice ::
mahi
20. custom ::
ritenga
21. tradition ::
iho
22. convention ::
tairururaa
23. formality ::
tikanga
24. procedure ::
tukanga
25. protocol ::
kawa
Different Forms
ritual, ritualism, ritually, rituals
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