Meeting vs Wharenui - What's the difference?

meeting | wharenui |


As nouns the difference between meeting and wharenui

is that meeting is (uncountable) the action of the verb to meet while wharenui is an ornamental maori meeting house representing the body of a tupuna, forming part of the larger marae complex.

As a verb meeting

is .

meeting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

  • (uncountable) The action of the verb to meet .
  • A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.
  • We need to have a meeting about that soon.
  • The people at such a gathering, as a collective.
  • What has the meeting decided.
  • An encounter between people, even accidental.
  • They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.
  • A place or instance of junction or intersection.
  • Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.
  • A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.
  • *1939 , (John Steinbeck), (The Grapes of Wrath) , p. 20:
  • *:You use ta give a good meetin' . I recollect one time you give a whole sermon walkin' around on your hands, yellin' your head off.
  • Derived terms

    * meetinghouse * meeting of the minds * meeting place * meeting room * race meeting * Sunday-go-to-meeting

    Synonyms

    * assembly * convocation * gathering

    Descendants

    * Crimean Tatar: (l) (borrowed) * French: (l) (borrowed) * Russian: (borrowed) * Serbo-Croatian: (l)/ (borrowed) * Tagalog: (l) (borrowed)

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    wharenui

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia wharenui)
  • An ornamental Maori meeting house representing the body of a tupuna, forming part of the larger marae complex.