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hūpē Play

1. (noun) mucus from the nose, snot.

Ko hūpē, ko roimata hei whakamauru noa i te mamae e kai kino nei, ā, mā te wā rawa te rāwakiwaki e whakangaro (HM 4/2009:4). / Mucus and tears will ease the intense pain and eventually in time the depression will recede.


ihu hūpē Play

1. (modifier) inexperienced.

He pai pea hei whakaoho i te hinengaro o te tangata ihu hūpē ki ngā take reo Māori, engari taro kau iho, kua nenewha anō ngā kamo, kua muhukai anō ngā taringa o te nuinga (HM 4/1993). / It's probably good to stimulate the mind of the novice to Māori language matters, but after a while, for the majority, the eyelids begin to close again and the ears become inattentive.

See also tangata ihu hūpē


2. (noun) inexperienced person, novice, greenhorn, apprentice.

Me kimi he waewae kai pakiaka, kia kore ai e pau ō tātou hau ki te whakangungu i te ihu hūpē (HJ 2012:18). / We must look for an experienced person, so we don't use get tired with training the greenhorn.


tangata ihu hūpē Play

1. (noun) novice, greenhorn, apprentice.

He pai pea hei whakaoho i te hinengaro o te tangata ihu hūpē ki ngā take reo Māori, engari taro kau iho, kua nenewha anō ngā kamo, kua muhukai anō ngā taringa o te nuinga (HM 4/1993). / It's probably good to stimulate the mind of the novice to Māori language matters, but after a while, for the majority, the eyelids begin to close again and the ears become inattentive.


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