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mīharo Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to wonder at, admire.

Ko te tangata e tino mīharotia ana e te iwi Pākehā, ko taua momo tangata mātau, e hoki nei ōna whakaaro ki te hāpai i te iwi nui tonu (TTT 1/7/1927:615). / The person who is really admired by the Pākehā people is the type of expert who uses his ideas to the benefit of the general population.


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2. (modifier) marvellous, amazing.

Ko te mea mīharo o roto i tēnei karaunatanga a te tangata Māori i tō tāua nei kīngi, kāore i whakawahia ki te hinu, engari he mea hoatu he Paipera ki runga i tōna māhunga (TP 11/1912:6). / The amazing thing of this coronation of a Māori of our king was that he wasn't anointed with oil but a Bible was placed on his head.


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3. (noun) amazement, astonishment, admiration.

Uru rawa atu Kuki ki te mātakitaki i taua pā whawhai, me tōna mīharo ki te mātauranga o te Māori ki te hanga i ōna pā whawhai (TWK 19:22). / Cook went right inside to inspect that fighting pā and he was amazed at the knowledge Māori had in building their forts.


mīharo kē! Play

1. goodness gracious! that was out of the blue! how astonishing!.


(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 248;)


tapawhā mīharo

1. (noun) magic square.

Ko te tapawhā mīharo: Ka tuhia he tau ki ngā wāhanga katoa o tētahi tukutuku tapawhā rite. Inā tāpirihia ngā tau o tētahi rārangi huapae, rārangi poutū, rārangi hauroki rānei, he ōrite te tapeke (TRP 2010:258). / Magic square: A number is written in every cell of a square grid. If the numbers on a horizontal, a vertical or a diagonal line are added together, the total is the same (TRP 2010:258).


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