Utu: Finding a Balance for the Legal Māori Dictionary
This article describes the authors' experience of attempting to confine the word utu to a list of distinct, Western legal glosses. The article highlights the complexity involved in drafting a comprehensive legal dictionary entry for utu that achieves an appropriate balance between the traditional customary meanings and Western legal meanings.
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Ahu, T., Hoare, R., & Stephens, M. (2011). Utu: Finding a Balance for the Legal Māori Dictionary. Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, 42(2), 201–220. https://doi.org/10.26686/vuwlr.v42i2.5137
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