2. (modifier) be accustomed, known, skilful, wise, intelligent, clever, bright.
Ko ngā moni kua kohia me whakaputu ki te pēke, ā ko te itarete kia £20 pea hei kawe i te tamaiti mōhio ki Te Aute (TP 8/1900:3). / The money that has been collected should be deposited in the bank, and the interest, perhaps £20, should be used to send an intelligent child to Te Aute.
1. (verb) to be a know-all, be a smart alec, be a smart-arse.
Heoi anō, ka riro nā ngā kuia o Ngāti Tarāwhai te kōrero whakamutunga. Ka kī tonu ake, "He aha tō mahi e pahupahu mai nā i konā, hoki mai ki runga anō i tōu marae whakaputa mōhio ai." (EM 2002:164). / However, the last word was left to the elderly women of Ngāti Tarāwhai when they said, "What are you raving on about there. Come back to your own marae and be a know-all."