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harakore Play

1. (stative) be innocent, blameless, faultless, guiltless, honest, not guilty, sinless.

E hara ana, e harakore ana rānei, te herehere? (MM.TKM 29/2/1856:13). / Do you find the prisoner guilty or not guilty?


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2. (modifier) innocent, blameless, faultless, guiltless, honest, not guilty, sinless.

Kīhai tēnei i homai hei taonga mō te tangata harakore, engari mō te tangata hara hei whakakaha i te ngoikore o te tangata (TP 2/1907:2). / This was not given as a gift for an innocent person, but for the sinful person to strengthen a person's weakness.


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3. (noun) without offence, innocence, blamelessness, faultlessness, guiltlessness, honesty, sinlessness.

Ko te hiahia tonu tēnei o te Kuīni, o ngā Kāwana katoa, me ngā Rūnanga Pākehā, kia noho tahi ai tātou i runga i te harakore (TMT 15/5/1861:7). / This has been the continuing desire of the Queen, of all the Governors, and of the Pākehā Assemblies, that we should all live together without offence.


ngākaupono Play

1. (noun) honesty, allegiance, loyalty, good faith.

Nā te noho a Tukumana i roto i ngā iwi he karanga ingoa noa te kaha o te ngākaupono ki te Kīngitanga, nāna a ia i kukume atu ki ngā take o taua kaupapa (TTR 1996:232). / Because Tukumana lived among tribes that owed nominal allegiance to the King movement, he was was drawn into the affairs that movement.


pononga Play

1. (modifier) true, genuine, unfeigned, honest, serious.

Ka parau kau tana kupu, kia haere ia ki te patu i tana mōkai, kia kīia ai e ngā tāngata, e haere pononga ana ki te patu i tana mōkai (NM 1928:142). / His words feigned that he would go to beat his servant, so that the people would say that he was really going to punish his servant.


2. (noun) honesty, truthfulness, genuineness.

Kāore ahau e raparapa i tōu pononga (Ng 1993:208). / I'm not in doubt about your honesty.


tapatahi Play

1. (verb) to have one aspect, be united, single, sound, upright, principled.

Kia tapatahi tōku ngākau ki āu tikanga; kei whakamā ahau (PT Nga Waiata 119:80). / Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.


2. (modifier) folded once, having one aspect, united, single.

Pū ngātahi ai te ngākau tapatahi me te pukumahi i te wahine nei, i riwhariwha nei te whatumanawa i te matenga o te maha o tōna whānau (TTR 2000:30). / This woman combined integrity with hard work, despite a heart scarred by the deaths of many of her family.


3. (noun) uprightness, honesty, righteousness, vitue.

He pai ki te rawakore e haere ana i runga i tōna tapatahi, i te tangata he parori kē ōna ara, ahakoa he whai taonga ia (PT Nga Whakatauki 28:6). / Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.


4. (noun) small fish basket  - made of toetoe leaves for holding fish.

E rua tapatahi inanga, ka hoatu ēnā ki te aroaro o Kahu rātou ko ōna hoa tohunga (W 1971:383). / There were two baskets of whitebait, and those were placed in front of Kahu and his fiends.


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