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kāhui Play

1. (noun) swarm, flock, cluster, herd, company.

Ko ngā hipi tame raho-poka ēnei o te kāhui, kāore he maha ngā kōrero mō tēnei wehenga o te kāhui (TP 7/1911:5). / These are the castrated rams of the flock and there isn't much to say about this section of the flock.

See also rāhui


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2. (noun) constellation, group of stars.

Kei te whakaata mai a Puanga-rua i roto i te Kāhui o Tautoru mō te marangai kei a Haki-haratua, arā, kei a Mei (TTT 1/3/1930:2007). / Rigel appears in the constellation of Orion's Belt for the rain in the lunar month of Haki-haratua, that is, May.


kāhui whetū Play

1. (noun) constellation.

He kāhui whetū rongonui a Matariki. / The Pleiades is a famous star constellation.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 171-193;)


kāhui takitini Play

1. (noun) polyptych - an art work (usually panel painting) which is divided into sections, or panels.

E rua ngā papa i tēnei kāhui takitini, nō reira i kīia ai he kāhui takirua (RTA 2014:94). / There are two panels in this polyptych, so it is called a diptych.


kāhui takirua Play

1. (noun) diptych - an art work (usually panel painting) which is divided into two sections, or panels.

E rua ngā papa i tēnei kāhui takitini, nō reira i kīia ai he kāhui takirua (RTA 2014:94). / There are two panels in this polyptych, so it is called a diptych.


kāhui takitoru Play

1. (noun) triptych - an art work (usually panel painting) which is divided into three sections, or panels.

Nā te mea e toru ngā papa pikitia, ka kīia he kāhui takitoru (RTA 2014:94). / Because there are three picture panels, it is called a triptych.


Kāhui Takurua Play

1. (personal name) Canis Major.


kāhui minita Play

1. (loan) (noun) cabinet - the committee of senior ministers responsible for controlling government policy.

Hui ai te kāhui minita i te whare pāremata i ia wiki, i ia wiki. / Cabinet meets in parliament each week.

See also rūnanga o te kāwanatanga


kāhui kiriwhakaari Play

1. (noun) cast (of a play).

Hei te Rāhoroi te kōwhiringa kāhui kiriwhakaari (RMR 2017). / On Saturday the cast will be selected.


kāhui ariki Play

1. (noun) aristocracy, royal family of the Kīngitanga (usually defined as the descendants of Tāwhiao).

Ko Raiha Ratete tōna whaea. He wahine nō te kāhui ariki o tērā manawapū o Te Arawa, nō Ngāti Whakaue (TTR 1996:2). / Eliza Rogers was his mother. She was a woman of the aristocracy of the Ngāti Whakaue section of Te Arawa.


kāhui hanga ture Play

1. (noun) senate.


Kāhui o Hoani Play

1. (loan) (noun) Order of St. John, St. John Ambulance Association.

Ko ana mahi whānui kē atu, ko tana noho hei mema mō te Kāhui o Hoani (TTR 2000:213). / His general work was as a member of the St John Ambulance Association.


kāhui ākonga onamata Play

1. (noun) alumni, former students.


Kāhui Tau, Te Play

1. refers to Rau-kata-uri and Rau-kata-mea who sing, play on instruments, or do posture dances.

Te Kāhui Tau, Rau-kata-uri, Rau-kata-mea: Ki ētahi kōrero ko te pūtake mai rāua o ngā mahi ngahau, o ngā mahi o te rēhia, o te harakoa. Ki ētahi kōrero he tuāhine nō Tinirau. Ko rāua ētahi o ngā wahine nāna i whakangahau i kitea ai te niho o Kae (Ngae, Kaunihoniho ki ētahi). Koia Te Kāhui Tau, mō te waiata, mō te whakatangi, mō te haka (M 2006:232). / Te Kāhui Tau, Rau-kata-uri, Rau-kata-mea: According to some accounts the latter two were the origin of the arts of amusement, entertainment, and pleasure. According to some they were sisters of Tini-rau. They were among the women who entertained and caused Kae to show his teeth (Ngae, Kau-nihoniho according to some). The term Kāhui (a tribal designation) Tau pertains to these two, and those who sing, play on instruments, or do posture dances (M 2006:233).


Kāhui Tika Tangata, Te Play

1. Human Rights Commission.


Kāhui Matepukupuku o Aotearoa, Te Play

1. Cancer Society of New Zealand.


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