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hononga

1. (noun) union, connection, relationship, bond.

Ka waiho hai whakamaharatanga mō te hononga o Ngāti Kahungunu ki a Te Arawa (TTT 1/3/1930:2003). / It remains as a memorial to the relationship of Ngāti Kahungunu to Te Arawa.

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2. (noun) joint.

Kua mamae ngā hononga katoa o te tinana (TTT 13/12/1921:4). / All the joints of the body become sore.

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3. (noun) joining place, link.

Kotahi anō huarahi ki taua pā ko te hononga o taua kūrae ki te tuawhenua (TKO 31/7/1919:4). / There is only one way to that pā and that is the place where that headland joins the mainland.

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hononga oro

1. (noun) sound mix.

hononga kōhiko

1. (noun) hot shoe.

Ratonga Hononga Taimahi

1. Employment Relations Authority.

Hononga o Amerika, Te

1. (loan) (location) United States of America.

I riro mai ai i a ia tana tohu tākuta mō te mātauranga wetereo i Te Hononga o Amerika (TTR 2000:236). / He gained his PhD in linguistics from the United States of America.

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