What does whakapapa mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term whakapapa:


Wiktionary

  1. whakapapa(Noun)

    Genealogy, a fundamental principle of Mu0101ori culture that is critical in establishing one's identity.

Freebase

  1. Whakapapa

    Whakapapa, or genealogy, is a fundamental principle that permeates the whole of Māori culture. However, it is more than just a genealogical 'device'. It is in fact a paradigm of cultural discourse and provides the basis for establishing, enhancing, and even challenging relationships between individuals, whanau, hapu and iwi.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whakapapa in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whakapapa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6



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