(NZ) protocol or etiquette, particularly in a Māori tribal meeting place
[kah-wuh-bah-tuh; Japanese kah-wah-bah-tah] /ˌkɑ wəˈbɑ tə; Japanese ˈkɑ wɑˈbɑ tɑ/ noun 1. Yasunari [yah-soo-nah-ree] /ˈyɑ sʊˈnɑ ri/ (Show IPA), 1899–1972, Japanese novelist and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1968. /ˌkæwəˈbɑːtə/ noun 1. Yasunari (ˌjæsʊˈnɑːrɪ). 1899–1972, Japanese novelist, author of Yukiguni (Snow Country, 1948) and Yama no oto (The Sound of the Mountain, 1954): Nobel prize for […]
[k-wah-goi; Japanese kah-wah-gaw-e] /kˈwɑ gɔɪ; Japanese kɑ wɑ gɔˌɛ/ noun 1. a city in central Honshu, Japan, NW of Tokyo.
[kah-wah-goo-chee] /ˈkɑ wɑˈgu tʃi/ noun 1. a city on SE Honshu, in central Japan, N of Tokyo.
/ˈkɑːwəˌkɑːwə/ noun 1. an aromatic shrub or small tree of New Zealand, Macropiper excelsum: held to be sacred by the Māoris Also called peppertree