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tātua Play

1. (noun) belt.

He pū hurihuri ā māua, e tautau ana i ō māua tātua (HP 1991:144). / We both had revolvers hanging from our belts.


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2. (noun) variety of harakeke from Te Karaka. Short, straight, strong, pointed medium green blades. Bright reddish-orange keel and margins. Plenty of very tall kōrari with short flower heads. Makes strong kete.


tātua kōtara Play

1. (noun) war belt - long band of woven flax wound round the body as armour in battle.

Ko ngā patu poto a te hokowhitu nei i hunā ki muri i ngā tuarā, i titia iho ki roto i ngā tātua kōtara (JPS 1910:200). / The one hundred and forty men concealed their short clubs behind their backs, stuck in their war-belts.


tātua pūpara Play

1. (noun) belt for carrying valuables, bumbag.

Kātahi te tangata rā ka mea atu ki te wahine, “Homai taku tātua.” Ka homai e te wahine te tātua pūpara o te tangata rā (JPS 1905:70). / Then that man said to the woman, “Give me my belt.” The woman gave him his belt for carrying valuables.


tātua raho Play

1. (noun) jockstrap.


Tātua-a-Riukiuta, Te Play

1. (location) Three Kings (Auckland) - a group of volcanic cones, sometimes shortened to Te Tātua.

Tērā pea i kuraina a ia i te kura a te Rōpū Māori Wēteriana i te wāhi o Ākarana e kīia nei ko Te Tātua (TTR 1994:25). / She may have been educated at the Wesleyan Native Institution at Three Kings in Auckland.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 107;)


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