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ātaahua Play

1. (stative) be beautiful, handsome, pleasant, pretty, good-looking, gorgeous, lovely.

Ātaahua ana ā rātou hei (HM 2/2009:10). / Their necklaces are beautiful.


Synonyms: pīwari, purotu, turua, tau, waiwaiā, koea, hūmārie, hūmārire, ātanga


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2. (modifier) beautiful, handsome, pleasant, pretty, good-looking, gorgeous, lovely.

Ahakoa koe he manu iti, otirā e rere ana koe i runga i ngā rākau ātaahua, teitei hoki noho mai ai (TKO 10/1913:3). / Although you are but a small bird you fly up to the beautiful, tall trees to perch.


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3. (noun) beauty.

Ākuanei ia ka mea, ahakoa rite tō ātaahua ki tō te makipai, kāore koe e mōhio ki te waiata i tētahi rangi kotahi (Popi 1887:66). / Presently, he said that although your beauty is like a magpie’s, you do not know how to sing a single tune.


Synonyms: purotu, rerehua, waiwaiā, hūmārie, tau, hūmārire, ātanga


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