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hukahuka Play

1. (verb) (-ina) to foam, froth.


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2. (verb) to be hanging in shreds.

Ko ō rātou kākahu i pakaru katoa, hukahuka ana tērā; me ngā pūtu i ngā waewae, i pākarukaru rawa, riro rawa atu ētahi; ko ngā tinana i wera kino (TWMNT 30/8/1879:523). / Their clothes were all in tatters, hanging in shreds; the boots on their feet were falling to pieces while some were long gone; and their bodies were badly burnt.


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3. (noun) foam, froth.

I whānau anō au i te taha o te ākau, ā, i whiua atu au e koe ki te hukahuka o te tai, ā, he mea takai ahau e koe ki roto ki tōu tikitiki (NM 1928:6). / I was indeed born beside the coast and you threw me into the foam of the sea and you wrapped me in your topknot.


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4. (noun) thrum, tassel of two strands (e.g. of a korowai cloak), fringe.

Ko ngā hukahuka o ngā taha o te kākahu he pango (TWMNT 4/4/1876:84). / The tassels on the sides of the cloak were black.


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5. (noun) lock of hair.

Ko te pou rāhui te tohu o te rāhui, he mea pani ki te whero. Hei ētahi wā ka whakairia he kākahu, he hukahuka, he rarauhe rānei hei tohu i te rāhui (Te Ara 2013). / A rāhui was often indicated by a post painted red. Sometimes clothing, a lock of hair, or bracken fern might be hung to signal a rāhui.


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6. (noun) second palisade of a .

Ko te hukahuka tētahi o ngā takitaki e tū ana i waenganui i te awhikiri me te pekerangi (PK 2008:149). / The second palisade is one of the palisades standing between the inner and outer palisades.


pani hukahuka Play

1. (noun) mousse (for hair).

Ka hoatu e Hine he pani hukahuka ki ōna māwhatu kia kapu māwhatu ai (HJ 2017:56). / Hine applied mousse to her curls so that they were separated into distinct curls.


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