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whare Play

1. (noun) house, building, residence, dwelling, shed, hut, habitation.

Kua tūtakina te whare none i Tūranga nei, kua hokona te whare me te whenua, ko ngā none kua hoki anō ki te kākahu o te ao (TP 11/1904:11). / The nunnery here in Gisborne has closed and the land and building have been sold, the nuns have returned to worldly garments.


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2. (noun) people in a house.

E te whare nei, titiro tāua ki te tangata nei (NM 1928:52). / People of this house, let us look at this man.


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3. (noun) suit (cards).


whare pūrākau Play

1. (noun) school of learning where tohunga taught esoteric knowledge, rituals, karakia, history and creation narratives. A term used particularly by Ngāi Tahu for the whare wānanga.

Ka tōna riteka o te whare pūrākau, hei whakaako i kā tamariki rakatira kia mātau ki te taki tāhū, ki te karakia mō ruka i kā taumata whakaariki, karakia ruruku manawa mō te tūpāpaku ki te moe, ka hemo (MT 2011:81). / The purpose of the house of learning was to teach the chiefly children to know how to recite the direct lines of ancestry through the senior lines, to recite incantations to weaken approaching war-parties, and for restoring life to someone who is ill and has fallen unconscious.


whare ariki Play

1. (noun) royal house, royal party.

Ko Te Paea te kaiārahi i Te Whakarewarewa mō ētahi o ngā whare ariki o te ao (TTR 1994:26). / Sophia was the guide through Whakarewarewa for a number of royal parties from around the world.


2. (noun) royal flush (poker) - the highest-ranking standard poker hand consisting of an ace-high straight flush of a single suit.


whare mīhana Play

1. (loan) (noun) mission station, mission house.

Nō te 2 o ngā hāora i te ahiahi o te Mane, ka hui ngā Māori me ngā Pākeha ki te whare mīhana (TTT 1/7/1924:71). / At 2 pm on Monday Māori and Pākehā gathered at the mission station.


whare ngaro Play

1. (noun) no offspring, no issue - a line or family which has become extinct.

He whare ngaro, engari, he tini ngā tamariki nā rāua i taurima (TTR 1996:233). / They had no offspring, but they fostered many children.


whare kotahi Play

1. (noun) single suit, flush (cards) - a poker hand where all five cards are of the same suit, but not in sequence. The highest-ranking card of two flushes are compared to determine the winner.


whare kōhanga Play

1. (noun) building erected for childbirth, maternity ward.

I muri o tēnei mahi ka whakahokia te wahine kua whānau nei, me tona tamaiti ki roto i te whare kōhanga noho ai (M 2006:4). / After this is done the woman who has given birth, together with her child, is returned to the building erected for childbirth to rest.

See also whare kōwhanga


whare kīngi Play

1. (loan) (noun) palace, court.

He maha ngā wāhine e noho ana i roto i te whare kīngi i Huitana, hei hoa mō te Kuīni, hei mahi hoki i āna mahi (TP 7/1900:2). / There are many women living in the royal palace in Sweden, as companions for the queen, and to do work for her.


2. (loan) (noun) royal family.

Kāore pea te nuinga o te tāngata i te mōhio he toto Hūrai kei roto o te whare kīngi o Ingarangi (TP 5/1902:11). / Most people probably don't know that there is Jewish blood in the British royal family.


whare kura Play

1. (noun) school - traditionally the place where esoteric lore was taught. In modern Māori it is written as one word.

Ko te ‘whare maire’ hei kura ako i ngā mahi mākutu-whaiwhaiā, i ngā kōrero o nehe me ngā kōrero pūrākau matua, ko te ‘whare pōrukuruku’, hei ako takitahi i te tangata i tōna kotahi anake; ko te ‘whare kura,’ te kura ako o te ira tangata; me te ‘whare takiura’, he kura ako i te pō (Rewi 2005:31). / The 'whare maire' was a school teaching the art of witchcraft, the history and the superior oral narratives; the 'whare pōrukuruku' was for individual teaching; the 'whare kura' was the school teaching the human element; and the 'whare takiura', a school teaching at night.


whare rīhi Play

1. (loan) (noun) rented accommodation, flat, boarding house.

Nā te mea noho tonu ai rāua i tētahi whare rīhi rūma nei, ka tūtaki a Īhāia ki tana wahine tuarua e mahi ana ki reira (TTR. / It was because they habitually lodged in a boarding house that Īhāia met his second wife who worked there.


whare perehi Play

1. (loan) (noun) printery, printshop, publishing house.

I te tāone o Ākarana i nāianei, e rima ngā whare perehi pukapuka a te Pākehā (AO 1/1/1861:6). / In the town of Auckland there are now five publishing houses belonging to the Pākehā.—


whare kōrero Play

1. (noun) school of learning - a place where traditional narratives and knowledge are taught.

Ko ia tētahi o ngā tino tohunga o roto o Tūranga, nō te whare kōrero e kīia nei ko Whare-hinana. Ko te tūnga o taua whare e tata ana ki te urupā i Waerengaahika (M 2006:222). / He was one of the notable tohunga of the Gisborne area and was from the house of learning called Whare-hinana. The site of that building was near the burial ground at Waerengaahika.


whare pūrokuroku

1. (noun) temporary shelter, hut.

Ka hangaia he whare pūrokuroku mōna ki runga i tētahi puke ki Te Puna, ka hikitia atu a ia ki reira. Ao ake te rā, ka mate a ia ki reira (TTR 1990:133). / A temporary shelter was constructed for him on a hill at Te Puna and he was carried to that place. The following day he died there.


whare takiura Play

1. (noun) traditional building set aside for instruction in esoteric lore.

Ko te ‘whare maire’ hei kura ako i ngā mahi mākutu-whaiwhaiā, i ngā kōrero o nehe me ngā kōrero pūrākau matua, ko te ‘whare pōrukuruku’, hei ako takitahi i te tangata i tōna kotahi anake; ko te ‘whare kura,’ te kura ako o te ira tangata; me te ‘whare takiura’, he kura ako i te pō (Rewi 2005:31). / The 'whare maire' was a school teaching the art of witchcraft, the history and the superior oral narratives; the 'whare pōrukuruku' was for individual teaching; the 'whare kura' was the school teaching the human element; and the 'whare takiura', a school teaching at night.

See also takiura


2. (noun) college of education, teachers' college.

I runga anō i te reo whakahei o Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori i whakarauika mai ki te marae o Kirikiriroa ngā māngai mō te kōhanga reo, mō Te Ataarangi, mō ngā kura kaupapa Māori, mō ngā kura tuarua, mō ngā kuratini, mō ngā whare takiura, mō ngā whare wānanga, mō ngā hāhi, mō ngā kaumātua me ētahi rōpū e kaingākau mai ana ki te kaupapa (HM 2/1990:1). / In response to the Māori Language Commission's invitation, representatives of Te Kōhanga Reo, Te Ataarangi, Kura Kaupapa Māori, secondary schools, polytechnics, colleges of education, universities, the churches, elders and other groups who appreciate the cause, gathered together at Kirikiriroa Marae.


whare maita Play

1. (noun) bowling pavilion.


whare mīere Play

1. (loan) (noun) beehive, Parliament House.

I te 6 o Hakihea i haere atu ngā māngai o Te Rōpū Matapaki Kaupapa Reo Mō Aotearoa ki Te Whare Mīere (HM 1/1990:3). / On the 6th December the spokespeople for the New Zealand Languages Association went to the Beehive (Parliament House).


whare miraka Play

1. (loan) (noun) milking shed, cowshed.

Whakawhiwhia ana a Maata ki tētahi pūtea tārewa nei a te Tari Māori i te tau 1941, arā, hei hanga whare miraka hou, hei hoko mīhini mai hoki mō roto (TTR 2000:29). / In 1941 Martha received a loan from the Native Department to build a new milking shed and to buy the machines for it.


whare paku Play

1. (noun) toilet, lavatory, convenience, latrine, loo, bog.

See also wharepaku


whare pikitia Play

1. (loan) (noun) picture theatre, cinema.

Ka haere mātau i ētahi wā ki ngā whare o te Rōpū Karaitiana Mō Ngā Taitama ki roto i ngā wāhi ngahau pēnei i te whare pikitia, hōro kanikani rānei (HP 1991:142). / Sometimes we went to the establishments of the YMCA to the entertainment places such as the picture theatre or dance halls.


whare piriota Play

1. (loan) (noun) billiard saloon.

Ka riro tonu ko te komiti o Ōmipi hei kohi i ngā moni kōmihana i ngā kaikānataraka mō ngā mahi tango kirikiri, mira rākau hoki hei papa, hei whakawhiwhi raihana ki ngā kaiwhakahaere o ngā whare piriota (TTR 1994:74). / Ormsby’s committee collected royalties from the contractors for the rights to take gravel and mill timber, issued licences to the operators of billiard saloons.

See also whare piriote


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