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hīkoi

1. (verb) (-tia) to step, stride, march, walk.

Ka tū au ki runga ka tīmata au ki te hīkoi (HP 1991:23). / I stood up and began to walk.

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2. (noun) step, march, hike, trek, tramp, trip, journey, stepping (netball).

Nō muri mai, ka tangohia e te taua moana roera o Aotearoa te rangi mō tā rātou hīkoi pōrori (TTR 1996:257). / Later the tune was adopted by the Royal New Zealand Navy as their slow march.

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tangata hīkoi

1. (noun) tramper, hiker, trekker, walker.

I te tau 1961 ka mate tētahi tangata hīkoi i te werohanga i te ongaonga (Te Ara 2011). / In 1961 a tramper died after pushing through a stinging nettle bush.

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