Historical loan words
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.
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.
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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