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mahi Play

1. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to work, do, perform, make, accomplish, practise, raise (money).

Kei te taka mai ngā rā e mahia nuitia ai e te Pākehā te mahi whakamaroke me te mahi tini i te paramu me ērā atu huarākau (TP 12/1905:7). / The days are approaching when Pākehā will be busy drying and canning plums and other fruit.


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2. (noun) work, job, employment, trade (work), practice, occupation, activity, exercise, operation, function.

Kei te taka mai ngā rā e mahia nuitia ai e te Pākehā te mahi whakamaroke me te mahi tini i te paramu me ērā atu huarākau (TP 12/1905:7). / The days are approaching when Pākehā will be busy drying and canning plums and other fruit.


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3. (noun) abundance, lots of, many, heaps of.

Kua kapi taua wāhi i te mahi a te whare. / That place was covered with lots of houses.
I ētahi tau he tino kaha kē te hua o ngā piki nei, ā, he tino reka hoki mō te kai. I ētahi rā, i te haere kē mātau, hoki rawa mai kua pau ngā hua te kai i te mahi a te tamariki (HP 1991:13). / In some years these fig trees fruited prolifically and they were very tasty to eat. Some days, when we went elsewhere, when we returned the fruit had all been eaten by the many children.
(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 113;)

See also te mahi a te ...


māhī

1. (verb) to ferment, purefy.

Kua māhī ngā kai (W 1971:163). / The food has fermented.


māhie

1. (noun) hatred.

Ko te māhie e whakaoho ana i te totohe, ko te aroha e hīpoki ana i ngā hara katoa (Ng 1993:197). / Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins (Ng 1993:197).


2. (noun) crime, evil deed.


Māhi Play

1. (loan) (personal name) Massey.

I mea a Māhi, tumuaki o te Āpitihana… (TP 11/1903:10). / Massey, the leader of the Opposition said…


māhi Play

1. (loan) (noun) mast.

...ka rere anō tōna haki i te māhi he whero he rīpeka te tohu, kia mōhiotia ai ia (TJ 28/6/1898:2). / ...its flag flies on the mast showing a red cross so that its status is known.


mahi māra Play

1. (verb) to garden.


2. (noun) gardening.


mahi pāpāho Play

1. (noun) media studies.


hei mahi Play

1. (noun) exercise.


hunga mahi Play

1. (noun) labour force.


mahi tīpako Play

1. (noun) shift work.


mahi manu Play

1. (verb) to hunt for birds.


(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 10, 14-16;)


2. (noun) fowling.


(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 10, 14-16;)


mahi toi Play

1. (noun) art, craft.

Ko ngā mahi toi, ko ngā mahi mātauranga, ko ngā mahi hoahoa kāri putiputi, ko ngā mahi hoahoa whare, ngā mahi i mahia e ō rāua uri (TTR 1996:9). / Their descendants work in the arts, education, landscape gardening and architecture.


mahi kōhikohiko Play

1. (noun) casual work.


papa mahi Play

1. (noun) desktop.


rā mahi Play

1. (noun) working day.


wāhi mahi Play

1. (noun) workplace, work address.

I te tīmatanga, ka noho ngā Māori ki te pokapū taone, he tata hoki ki ngā wāhi mahi – arā ngā wāpu, ngā wheketere, me ngā ahumahi nui (Te Ara 2013). / At first Māori tended to live in inner-city locations because they were close to where workplaces were found – on the wharves, in factories and industries.


taupuni mahi Play

1. (noun) workstation, studio.


mahi huna Play

1. (verb) to snoop, pry, spy, secretive activity.


tauira mahi Play

1. (noun) apprentice, cadet, trainee.

He mea whakarite kē e tōna pāpā te whakauru atu i a ia hei tauira mahi mā te Tari o te Kaitiaki Māori i te tau 1925 (TTR 2000:107). / But his father arranged for him to join the Native Trust Office as a cadet in 1925.


mahi whika Play

1. (loan) (noun) arithmetic.


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