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hoihoi Play

1. (adjective) be noisy, deafening, loud.

Kāore au i te kōingo ki ngā tāone, ki te pōwaiwai o te tāngata, ki te haruru, ki te tatangi, ki te hoihoi. Kāti anō taku hoihoi ko te korihi a ngā manu, ko te pupuhi a te hau, ko te haruru o te tai, ko te hiere a te tamariki (TTT 1/8/1926:444). / I don't yearn for the towns, for the hustle and bustle of people, the rumble, clatter and noise. I'm fine with the noise of the birds singing, the wind blowing, the roar of the sea and the sound of children.


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2. (interjection) hush! be quiet! bite your tongue!.

E tā e, hoihoi! (TP 1/6/1900:7) / Hey mate, be quiet!


turituri Play

1. (verb) to be noisy, rowdy.

I konei ka turituri rawa te hui (TWMNT 7/12/1878:164). / At this point the gathering became very noisy.


2. (noun) noise.

Kore rawa he turituri mō ētahi meneti ruarua, i te mea e whiriwhiri ana rātou (TKO 4/1914:2). / There wasn't any noise for a few minutes because they were discussing this.


3. (interjection) hush! be quiet!.

Pānuitia ki Parani kāore aku hara. Engari ko ngā whakahoki mai i taikaha. I karanga mai te tangata, "Turituri!" (HKW 1/10/1899:4). / Inform France that I'm innocent. But the response was harsh. The man called out, "Be quiet!"


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