1. (noun) tūī, parson bird, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae - a songbird that imitates other birds' calls and has glossy-black plumage and two white tufts at the throat.
3. (verb) to put through (the arm or hand through a loop), arm in arm.
1. (noun) sweet singer, melodious voice.
Ka waiatatia ā rātou waiata – ngā waiata aroha, ngā hahani, ngā waiata mō te rongo, mō te pakanga, ngā mahi rēhia me ngā waiata kaioraora – hei whakaatu i te āhua o tō rātou ao. Ko Puhiwahine te korokoro tūī o rātou katoa (TTR 1994:93). / The songs that they sang - songs of love and hate, peace and war, jollity and derision - reflected the nature of their world. Puhiwahine was the sweetest singer of them all.