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pūkakī

1. (noun) swelling in the neck.

He pūkakī tētahi āhuatanga o te mate kohi e pā ana ki te kakī (TTT 1/7/1922:10). / Swelling affecting the neck is a symptom of tuberculosis.

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pūkaki

1. (noun) stream, creek, brook.

I pakeke ake ki te tino pā o Ngāti Ruanui, i Pūtake, he whenua tū-ā-papa i te pūkaki o Tangāhoe (TTR 1990:305). / He grew up in the main Ngāti Ruanui pā, Pūtake, a terrace on the Tangāhoe Stream.

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2. (noun) source.

Ko te pūkaki o taua awa, nāna i tapa, ko Te-wai-pōtiki-a-Tāneatua (TWK 36:27). / The source of that river that he named was Te-wai-pōtiki-a-Tāneatua.

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