1. (verb) (rīria) to scold, tell off, be angry, annoyed, enraged, furious, incensed, indignant, infuriated, irate, outraged, riled.
2. (noun) anger, fight, quarrel, rage, wrath, battle.
Kāti te riri, whakarērea hoki te ārita; kei mamae koe, kei tākina kia mahi i te kino (PT Ngā Waiata 37:8). / Do not be angry, and forsake wrath; lest you be hurt or led into evil deeds.
3. (noun) ferocity, violence, aggression.
Nō te mutunga o te riri o te puia ka ngaro ngā kōtiro tokorua rā, tētahi Pākehā nō Ākarana, me Hōhepa Wōpereki, kua oti te momi e te roto (TP 9/1903:10). / When the ferocity of the eruption ended those two girls, a Pākehā from Auckland and Joseph Warbrick were missing having been completely swallowed up by the lake.
1. (noun) battlefield, battleground, field of battle, battle zone, war zone, combat zone, front line, campaign, military operation.
1. (noun) warfare, battle, war, fighting, conflict, hostilities.
1. (noun) battlefield, battleground, combat zone, field of battle, front.
Ka hoea a Taupō moana ki tōna tāwaha, ā, mā te awa o Waikato ki te pae o te riri (TTR 1994:141). / They paddled across Lake Taupo to its outlet and down the Waikato River to the battlefield.
See also pae o te pakanga
1. (noun) war between sections of the same hapū or iwi, civil war - sometimes as riri tara-ā-whare.
I roto i ngā tau o 1865 ki ngā tau o 1870, ka tū te riri tara ā-whare, ki roto o Ngāti Porou. Arā, ka pakanga a Ngāti Porou ki a Ngāti Porou. Ka weherua te iwi (Te Ara 2017). / Between 1865 and the 1870s civil war broke out within Ngāti Porou. That is, Ngāti Porou fought Ngāti Porou, and the tribe split into two.