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tamariki Play

1. (verb) (-ngia,-tia) to be young.

I te wā e tamariki ana koinā te mahurutanga o te tangata. Ko tēnā te wā hei whāwhātanga ki te mātauranga (TTT 1/2/1925:179). / During the time of childhood a person is untroubled. That's the time to tackle education.


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2. (modifier) young, youthful, immature (of people).

Kāore i pērā ngā rangatira tamariki ake (TTR 1990:231). / He is not like younger chiefs.


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3. (noun) children - normally used only in the plural.

E rua ngā kōti tēnehi, me tētahi wāhi purei hōkī, otirā he wāhi motuhake mō ngā tini tākaro a ngā tamariki (TTT 1/12/1930:2201). / There were two tennis courts and a place to play hockey, indeed a special place for the many children's games.


tamariki whakaangi Play

1. (noun) stepchildren.

Me āta whakaae katoa te nuinga kia uru mai taua tamaiti whakaangi rā, aua tamariki whakaangi rā ki roto (Milroy 2015). / The rest must all agree for that stepchild, or those stepchildren to be included.


tamariki tāne Play

1. (noun) boys, sons.

E rua ngā tamariki tāne a Tapua, ko Eru Patuone, ko Tāmati Wāka Nene, ko te mana o te papa ka tukua iho ki a Tāmati (TWMNT 23/4/1873:38). / Tapua had two sons, Eru Patuone and Tāmati Wāka Nene, and the father's mana was passed on to Tāmati.

See also tamaiti tāne


whare tamariki Play

1. (noun) womb.

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


tamariki whāngai Play

1. (noun) foster children, adopted children.

I te matenga o Erueti, whakataua ana e Tiati Tiakihana Pāma kāore e tika kia uru ana tamariki whāngai Pākehā ki ōna whenua (TP 6/1908:5). / When Erueti died Judge Jackson Palmer decided that his Pākehā foster children had no rights to his lands.

See also whāngai, tamaiti whāngai, matua whāngai


karihika tamariki Play

1. (noun) child pornography.


whakaaetanga tiaki tamariki Play

1. (noun) parenting agreement, protection of children agreement.

Ka whakarārangi mai i tētahi whakaaetanga tiaki tamariki i ngā whakatau kua whakaaehia (Ministry of Justice MOJ0560M 2014:2) / It outlines a protection of children agreement and the decisions that have been agreed upon.


mate whakarori tamariki Play

1. (noun) infantile paralysis, poliomyelitis.

Ko te take nui i hikitia ai tā rātou rā, kei runga i ngā whakatūpato a te Tari Ora mō te mate whakarori tamariki (TTT 1/3/1925:189). / The main reason that their day was postponed was due to the caution of the Health Department concerning infantile paralysis.


tamariki kokoti tau Play

1. premature babies, children born prematurely - only used in the plural.

Tohutohu mō te tiaki i ngā tamariki kokoti tau, me ngā tamariki ngoikore (TP 5/1908:7). / Instructions for the care of premature babies and for weakly infants.

See also tamaiti kokoti tau


Tiakina ā Tātou Tamariki Play

1. (noun) Commissioner for Children.


Kaikōmihana mō ngā Tamariki, Te Play

1. (loan) Children's Commissioner.


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