1. (loan) (verb) (-tia,-a,-ngia) to make laws, make legal, protect legally.
2. (loan) (noun) law, rule, statute, act (of parliament), commandment, ordinance, justice system.
E mātau ana koe ki ngā ture, Kaua e pūremu, Kaua e patu tangata, Kaua e tāhae, Kaua e whakapae teka, Whakahōnoretia tōu pāpā me tōu whaea (PT Ruka 18:20). / Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
3. (loan) (noun) formula, theorem.
He kīanga pāngarau te ture e whakaatu ana i te pānga o ētahi taurangi e rua, nui ake rānei. Hei tauira, ko te ture hei tātai i te horahanga o te tapawhā hāngai (TRP 2010:299). / A formula is a mathematical expression which shows the relationship between variables. For example the formula for calculating the area of a rectangle.
1. (loan) (noun) constitutional law.
Nā te hiahia o ngā tāngata whai kia whakatū kāwanatanga mō rātau ake, i te tau 1852 ka whakamanahia e te paremata o Ingarangi te ture kāwanatanga mō Niu Tīreni (Te Ara 2013). / When the people sought self-government, in 1852 the British Parliament passed the New Zealand Constitution Act for New Zealand.
1. (loan) (noun) lawlessness, anarchy, chaos, disorder.
Me whakaaro nui, me tūpato hoki, kei pēhia te tika e te whakaaro o te hunga pōauau, kei raru te whenua katoa i te ture kore, i te hē, i runga i te mahi wairangi a ētahi tāngata whakaaro pōhēhē (MM.TKM 14/7/1860:12). / Take heed that the councils of the foolish do not prevail, and that the whole country is not thrown into anarchy and confusion by the folly of a few misguided men.
1. (noun) Legislative Council.
I Maehe o te tau 1936, ka whakatūria a Rangi hei mema mō te Kaunihera Ture, he utu rā tēnei ka roa kē nei ia e taituarā ana i te Rōpū Reipa (TTR 1998:108). / In March 1936 Rangi was appointed to the Legislative Council, recognition for his long-standing support of the Labour Party.
1. (loan) (noun) legislature.
Nō te tau 1893, i pōti kē a Tūnuiārangi mō te kaupapa a Hōne Heke Ngāpua ina te mutunga mai, e mea ana kia wehea mai te rūnanga hanga ture a te Kotahitanga kia tū wātea mai i te mana o te Kāwana (TTR 1996:259). / In 1893 Tūnuiārangi had voted for Hōne Heke Ngāpua's proposal which sought independence for the Kotahitanga legislature from the governor's authority.
1. (noun) theorem of Pythagoras.
Ko Pythagoras tētahi o ngā tohunga pāngarau rongonui o te whenua o Kiriki, i ngā tau 572 - 495 i mua i te whānautanga mai o Ihu Karaiti. Nāna te ture nei, te ture a Pythagoras, e hono ana i ngā tapa e toru o tētahi tapatoru hāngai, arā, he ōrite te pūrua o te tāroa ki te tapeke o ngā pūrua o ngā tapa poto (TRP 2010:300). / Pythagoras was a famous mathematician from Greece in the years 572 - 495 before the birth of Christ. He revealed a theorem, the theorem of Pythagoras, which links the sides of a right-angled triangle, namely that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides (TRP 2010:300).