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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 tīrara

1. (noun) house of learning - a term used by Ngāi Te Rangi for the institution to retain and impart knowledge of their history, cultural practices, language and all matters related to their iwi.

Ko Te Whare Tīrara o Te Rangihouhiri he whare pupuru taonga ākōrero nei, ā-kiko nei, he whare wānanga i te hōhonutanga o ngā kōrero o te iwi e ai ki te iwi (Ngāi Te Rangi 2017). / The House of Learning of Te Rangihouhiri is a place to retain oral knowledge and treasures, a place to learn the detailed stories of the tribe according to the tribe.


whare tamariki Play

1. (noun) womb.

Āhuru mōwai: Ko te whare tamariki o te wahine (M 2006:12). / Cosy haven: The woman's womb.


whare taonga Play

1. (noun) museum.

Kotahi te poupou kei te whare taonga kei St Petersburg, he tāone nui kei Rūhia (TTR 1990:390). / One carved post is in the museum in St Petersburg, a large city in Russia.


whare tāpae Play

1. (noun) house with a side door.

Ka tomo ki te whare o tōna tipuna, he whare tāpae (W 1971:382). / He entered his ancestor's house, a house with a side door.


whare tipuna Play

1. (noun) ancestral house.

O ngā mahi katoa i mahia e Eruera mō te marae o Kōkōhīnau, ko tētahi i tutū ai te puehu, ko te tapahanga i te kūaha ki te tūngaroa o te whare tipuna, o Ōruataupare (EM 2002:81). / Of all the things done by Eruera for Kōkōhīnau marae, the most contentious one was the cutting of the door in the back wall of the ancestral house, Ōruataupare.


whare tukutuku Play

1. (noun) cobweb.

Ko ngā whare tukutuku te tohu o te pūngawerewere (Ng 1993:59). / Cobwebs are a sign of spiders.


whare tūpāpaku Play

1. (noun) morgue.

Pau katoa taua pō e kimihia ana, nō te ata rawa kātahi ka kitea i roto i te whare tūpāpaku e takoto ana (TP 5/1912:9). / They searched for him all that night and finally, in the morning, he was found lying in the morgue.


2. (noun) vault (for the dead).

He mea nehu ki te whare tūpāpaku o ngā Kara kai te taha tonu o te urupā o Mākaraka (TTR 1996:21). / She was buried in the Carroll vault beside the Mākaraka cemetery.


whare wānanga Play

1. (noun) university, place of higher learning - traditionally, places where tohunga taught the sons of rangatira their people's knowledge of history, genealogy and religious practices.

Ā, i ēnei rā ka tū ngā kura reo ki ngā kuratini, ki ngā whare wānanga ko te iwi kāinga o taua rohe ngā kaiwhakahaere (HM 4/2008:1). / And these days language learning gatherings are held in polytehnics and universities and the local people of that area are the organisers.

See also whare pūrākau


whare tauā Play

1. (noun) chief mourners, place where the corpse lies.

Ko te wāhi takoto anō hoki o te tūpāpaku ka kīia ko te whare mate, ko te whare pōtae, ko te whare tauā rānei (RR 1974:21). / And the place where the body lies is called the 'whare mate', the 'whare pōtae', or the 'whare tauā' (house of mourning).


whare whakairo Play

1. (noun) carved house, meeting house.

Nā Ngata ka tū te maha o ngā whare whakairo puta noa i te motu (Te Ara 2014). / It was because of Ngata that many carved meeting houses were erected throughout the country.


whare kai Play

1. (noun) dining hall.

See also wharekai


whare tongarewa Play

1. (noun) museum.


whare rama Play

1. (noun) lighthouse.

I ngā wā o mua he kaitiaki ō ngā whare rama. / In former times there were lighthouse keepers.


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 rongoā Play

1. (noun) pharmacy, chemist shop.

Tokorua ngā tamariki o Te Aute kei roto i tētahi whare rongoā i Whanganui e ako ana (HKW 1/2/1899:4). / There are two students of Te Aute who are training in a pharmacy in Whanganui.


whare hokomaha Play

1. (noun) supermarket.

He maha ngā whare hokomaha kei tēnei tāone. / There are lots of supermarkets in this town.


whare tūrama Play

1. (noun) lighthouse.

E kī ana ngā nūpepa mai o Merepana ko ngā Pākehā o reira e whakarite tikanga ana e whakatūria ai ētahi atu raite (arā, whare tūrama) ki Kīngi Aerani, te motu kua nui rawa nei ngā mate o te kaipuke (TWMNT 11/8/1874:206). / The newspapers of Melbourne are reporting that the Europeans there are commissioning the construction of additional lights (that is, a lighthouse) on King's Island, an island that has had many shipping disasters.

See also whare rama


whare witi Play

1. (loan) (noun) granary, garner, barn.

Ko tana mea tahi kei tōna ringa, ā e tino tahia e ia tana patunga witi, ā e kohia ana witi ki roto ki te whare witi (PT Matiu 3:12). / Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner.


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