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utu Play

1. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to repay, pay, respond, avenge, reply, answer.

Utua ai au e rima herengi i te wiki (HP 1991:26). / I was paid five shillings per week.


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2. (modifier) repaying, paying, responding, avenging, replying.

I waiatatia ai e Matangi-hauroa te waiata nei ki a Te Whatanui e whai ana kia oho te iwi o Te Whatanui kia haere ki te rapu utu mō te parekura (M 2004:298). / This song was sung by Matangi-hauroa to Te Whatanui with the object of rousing Te Whatanui's people to go and seek revenge for the defeat.


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3. (noun) revenge, vengeance, retaliation, payback, retribution, cost, price, wage, fee, payment, salary, reciprocity - an important concept concerned with the maintenance of balance and harmony in relationships between individuals and groups and order within Māori society, whether through gift exchange or as a result of hostilities between groups. It is closely linked to mana and includes reciprocation of kind deeds as well as revenge. While particular actions required a response, it was not necessary to apply utu immediately. The general principles that underlie utu are the obligations that exist between individuals and groups. If social relations are disturbed, utu is a means of restoring balance. Gift exchange, a major component of utu, created reciprocal obligations on the parties involved and established permanent and personal relationships. Traditionally utu between individuals and groups tended to escalate. Just as feasts were likely to increase in grandeur as an exchange relationship developed over time, so could reciprocal acts of vengeance intensify. Utu was not necessarily applied to the author of the affront, but affected the whole group. Thus utu could be gained through a victory over a group where only the most tenuous of links connected the source of the affront with the target of the utu. Any deleterious external influence could weaken the psychological state of the individual or group, but utu could reassert control over the influences and restore self-esteem and social standing. Suicide could even reassert control by demonstrating that one had control over one's fate, and was a way of gaining utu against a spouse or relative where direct retaliation was not possible. Such indirect utu often featured within kin groups.

He mea peita anō hoki e ia, ā he utu tika tāna utu i tono ai mō āna mahi (TW 28/8/1875:170). / They were also painted by him and the price he asked was right for his work.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 48;)

See also utu ā-hāora


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4. (noun) compensation, recompense, reparation.

Ka taea anō te whakarite tētahi utu mehemea kua pā tētahi tino mate ki ngā tāngata tika ki te whenua (RT 2013:99). / Compensation can be arranged if a serious problem has affected the people who have rights to the land.


utu Play

1. (verb) (-hia) to fill (a vessel with liquid) dip, dip into (to fill with liquid).

Utuhia mai he wai ki te kāraha (W 1971:471). / Dip up some water with the wide-mouthed calabash.


utu whakahaere Play

1. (noun) administrative cost, administration cost, expenses, overhead (financial).

Ko ngā whenua ka tukua ki ngā poari kua oti te marohi ka riro tonu mā te kāwanatanga e whakahaere, ka pau ngā hua moni i ngā utu whakahaere a ngā poari, ka toe mai ko ngā ingoa anake i runga i te pepa a te hunga nō rātou te whenua (TTR 1994:53). / Land given up to the boards would effectively be controlled by the government, the boards' administration costs would swallow up the revenue, and all that would be left to the owners of the land would be their names on a piece of paper.


utu whakauru Play

1. (noun) entrance fee, membership fee, enrolment fee.

Mēnā ehara koe i te kaiwhakaako kura tuatahi, kura tuarua, kotahi rau tāra te utu whakauru mai (HM 2/1996:5). / If you are not a primary school or secondary school teacher, the enrolment fee is one hundred dollars.


utu whakawā Play

1. (noun) court costs.


whakapaunga utu Play

1. (noun) expenditure.

I te tau 2004, e $216 miriona te wāriu o ngā rawa o tēnei whakahaerenga. I ia tau, ko tōna whakahoki moni ā-tau ko te $27 miriona. E $3.3 miriona ōna whakapaunga utu (Te Ara 2014). / In 2004 the total value of assets was $216 million. It had a yearly revenue of $27 million, and its expenditure was $3.3 million.


utu harangotengote Play

1. (noun) instalment (payment), repayment.

Ko te hoko harangotengote tētahi anō kaupapa hei whakarata, hei kukume i te hunga kirihoko . He whakaritenga tēnei kia tukuna e te kirihoko tētahi wāhanga iti o te utu i ia marama, i ia wiki rānei. Ka kīia ia utunga he utu harangotengote (TRP 2010:305). / Hire purchase is another way to attract and entice the purchasers. This is an arrangement where the purchaser supplies a small part of the payment each month or each week. Each payment is called an instalment.


utu huamoni Play

1. (loan) (noun) interest (financial).


utu karere Play

1. (noun) postage.


utu tārewa Play

1. (noun) arrears, deferred payment.

E whā ngā whakaheinga o te moni, arā: i) ko te ara tauhoko, ii) ko ōna āhua anō mō te whakahaere kaute, iii) ko te pūmau o tōna uara, ā, iv) e taea te utu tārewa (HM 3/1992:4). / There are four functions of money, namely: i) medium of exchange, ii) unit of account, iii) store of value, and iv) deferred payment.


utu kaimahi Play

1. (noun) wage, salary.

Kua rapua anō e koutou ētahi tikanga mō ngā utu kaimahi me te inihua hoki ina mate aituā (TJ 13/7/1899:3). / Some procedures have been sought by you for wages and insurance if there is an accident.


utu harangote Play

1. (noun) instalment, repayment.

Kei te pukapuka kei roto nei te pānui, arā, i utua £100 hei utu harangote ki a Te Teira i Noema o 1859 (TTR 1990:289). / In the document recording Te Teira's receipt there is an instalment of £100 paid in November 1859.


utu whakaotinga Play

1. (noun) final payment.

Tukua ana e Te Pura kotahi rau pauna, he utu whakaotinga ia mō ō rātou whenua i tukua ki a te Kuīni (MM.TKM 1/1860:7). / Mr Buller paid them one hundred pounds, in final payment for their lands given to the Queen.


moni utu Play

1. (noun) payment.

Nā ngā moni utu i ā rātau mahi me ngā moni o ngā whenua rīhi i tū ai ngā teihana hipi mahi tahi a Ngāti Porou (TTR 1990:72). / The payments for their work and rents from leased lands were used to establish Ngāti Porou's co-operative sheep stations.


kore utu Play

1. (modifier) without fee, free, non-payment.

Ia tau hoki tukua ake ai e te Tari Taiwhenua ētehi raihana kore utu hei tuku atu ki ngā tāngata nā te poari kaitiaki i whakaingoa (TTR 1998:198). / And a number of free licences would be granted each year by the Department of Internal Affairs to people nominated by the trust board.


2. (noun) without fee, non-payment.

Tokorima ngā tāngata i mau ki te herehere i te tau 1905 mō tā rātou kore utu i te tāke (TTR 1994:95). / In 1905 five men were imprisoned for their non-payment of the tax.


pae utu Play

1. (noun) counter (in a shop where one pays), checkout.

Me haere tāua ki te pae utu ināianei. / We had better go to the checkout now.


utu hoko Play

1. (noun) purchase price, selling price.

$148.00 te utu hoko mō ērā hū. / $148.00 is the purchase price for those shoes.


utu aunoa Play

1. (noun) automatic payment.


utu waenga Play

1. (noun) wholesale price.

Ka kīia ko te utu waenga te utu ka tukuna ki te kaihoko waenga (TRP 2010:305). / The price given to the wholesaler is called the wholesale price.


utu waihanga Play

1. (noun) cost price.

Ka kīia ko te utu waihanga te utu hei whakaputa i te mea e hokona ana, kāore he tāpiritanga o te whakapikinga utu (TRP 2010:305). / The price to produce the thing being sold with no mark-up added is called the cost price.


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