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karioi Play

1. (verb) to loiter, linger, idle.

E tama e, he aha koe i karioi tonu ai i te wāhi nā? (W 1971:101). / Son, why are you loitering in that place?


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2. (verb) to be permanent, long-term, lasting, long-lasting.

Ka karioi te noho i te kāinga nei (W 1971:101). / The stay in this home is permanent.


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3. (verb) to lie dead.

Kai raro tonu koe e karioi ana (JPS 1927:373). / You are down lying dead.


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4. (noun) idler, loafer, lazybones, shirker, slacker.

Kāore he wāhi i konei mō te karioi (Ng 1993:214). / There's no place for a slacker here.


whare karioi Play

1. (noun) travelling entertainment troupe.

Ko te tira ka kawe i ngā mahi a te rēhia ki wāhi kē, ki wāhi kē, ka kīia he whare karioi (RMR 2017). / The travelling party taking the arts to various places is called a travelling entertainment troupe (RMR 2017).


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