"The lead Kikanalo gave an angry snort as it closed in on Nokama. The Toa of Water responded with a similar sound."
— Narrator, Legends of Metru Nui
|Title||Mask of Translation|
|Powers||Speaking/Understanding other languages|
|Component disks||Remove Poison|
|Pronunciation||RAOW[BEU, p. 120]|
The Kanohi Rau is the Mask of Translation. The Great version allows its user to understand and speak in almost any written or spoken language within the Matoran Universe. The Noble version only lets the user understand writing, runes, and symbols. Both versions enable the user to comprehend the meaning behind carvings.
- Great: Toa Nokama used her Great Kanohi Rau to "talk" to Kikanalo during the search for Lhikan in Legends of Metru Nui.
- Noble: Turaga Nokama used her Noble Rau to read the writing on the inside of the Avohkii in Mask of Light.
- Toa Metru Nokama - Formerly; briefly mutated when she became a Toa Hordika; became Noble when she transformed into a Turaga
- An imprisoned Toa forced to speak with several Blade Burrowers by Makuta Mutran
- Turaga Vakama - Former secondary mask; destroyed during the sinking of Ta-Koro
- Turaga Nokama - Primary mask
- Turaga Matau - Secondary mask
- Turaga Onewa - Secondary mask
- Turaga Whenua - Secondary mask
- Turaga Nuju - Secondary mask
- The Toa Mata - Former secondary masks; lost when they became Toa Nuva, now with the Turaga
- Hafu - Formerly; on Metru Nui
- A Ta-Matoran who searched for Artakha during the search for the Seventh Toa
|A Matoran Kanohi Rau in Great form, as seen in Legends of Metru Nui|
|A Great Kanohi Rau|
|A Great Kanohi Rau mutated by Hordika Venom|
|A Noble Kanohi Rau|
- The LEGO Group produced a foam mask in the shape of Nokama's Rau after it was mutated by Hordika Venom.
- BrickLink, 16 January 2009
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Huna | Rau | Mahiki | Komau | Ruru | Matatu
Calix | Elda | Suletu | Sanok | Kadin | Iden
Arthron | Faxon | Zatth | Garai | Volitak | Tryna
Jutlin | Avsa | Felnas | Mohtrek | Shelek | Crast | Mask of Mutation | Mask of Scavenging
Pehkui | Mask of Clairvoyance | Kualsi | Mask of Emulation | Mask of Growth | Mask of Rahi Control
Avohkii | Kraahkan | Mask of Light and Shadow
Mask of Psychometry | Rode | Olmak | Mask of Charisma
Olisi | Kiril | Mask of Intangibility | Mask of Possibilities | Mask of Elemental Energy
|Nuva||Hau Nuva | Kaukau Nuva | Miru Nuva | Kakama Nuva | Pakari Nuva | Akaku Nuva | Aki Nuva | Rua Nuva|
|Others||Golden Kanohi | Infected Kanohi | Mask of Victory | Other Kanohi|
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