Found 5 matches
1. (particle) A passive ending.
Ka tae rāua ki te aupiki, rokohina atu, e noho ana te ruahine matakerepō i reira. / When they reached the ascent, they came upon the blind old lady sitting there.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 65-67, 84-85;)
2. (modifier) greying (of hair).
E whakaatu mai ana i tētehi whakaahua o Taingākawa mā i tangohia i taua wā nei, te amaru o tōna āhua rangatira, ōna makawe hina me tōna pāhaungutu mangu (TTR 1996:242). / A photograph of Taingakawa taken on this time shows him looking very distinguished, with his grey hair and dark moustache.
3. (noun) grey hair, greyness.
E whai atu nei ko te waiata a tētahi kaumātua, mō ētahi tamariki i kata ki a ia mō tōna hina (Te Ara 2015). / The following is a song of an elder, about children laughing at him and his grey hair.
1. (personal name) a famous ancestor of the East Coast tribes who married Tūrongo, a rangatira from the Tainui people.
I te hononga o Tūrongo rāua ko Māhina-a-rangi ka hono hoki ngā tātai nunui o te Tai-rāwhiti ki ngā tātai o ngā iwi o Tainui (NIT 1995:73). / When Tūrongo and Māhina-a-rangi married they united the chiefly lineages of the East Coast with those of the Tainui tribes.
(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 117-120;)
1. (noun) lost property, finders keepers - named from the red feathers dropped into the sea by Tauninihi and later recovered on the shore by Māhina.
Koia tēnei pepeha mō te mea kite, ē ka kitea te taonga makere, "Kāore e hoatu e ahau, tā te mea ko te paekura kite a Māhina." (NM 1928:64). / Hence this saying about something that has been found, when the possession was discarded, "I will not give it to you because it is the lost property that Māhina found."