Name: Marama

Origin and Meaning of the Name Marama

  • Pronunciation:
    (MAH rah mah)
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    Marama is the OId Tahitian for "moon" and "month".
    It is generally considered a widespread Polynesian word for 'moon' or 'light'.

    Marama is the moon goddess of the Maori of New Zealand. In some myths, she is also connected to death and the underworld.

    On other islands, in the mythology of the Cook Islands, such as the Hervey Islands Autu and Manui, Marama is the moon-god. He was in love with Ina, the goddess of light and daughter of the blind earth-god Kui.

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