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