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miti Play

1. (verb) (-a,-hia,-kia) to lick up, swallow up, destroy.

Kātahi ka haere tōna arero ki te miti i te wai, e hua hoki e pau i a ia te wai (M 2006:342). / Then his tongue went out to lick up the water, thinking that he could consume all water.
Ki te kore he arero hei whakarongo i te kawa o ēnei kai ka pēhea? Ka mitikia ngā kawa katoa (TWMNT 11/9/1872:114). / If there is no tongue to taste the bitterness of these foods, what will happen? The bitterness will be swallowed up.


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2. (verb) (-a,-hia,-kia) to absorb.

Ko tā te peita kiriwai, he whakarite i te papa kia kore e mitia ngā paparanga peita o runga ake (RTA 2014:121). / The purpose of the undercoat is to prepare the base so that the top coats of paint will not be absorbed.


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3. (noun) absorption.

Ko tā ngā pakiaka, he miti i te wai o te oneone (RP 2009:288). / The purpose of the roots is the absorption of the water in the ground.


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4. (noun) undertow (of surf), backwash.

Ka āki mai te ngaru ki te toka, ka hoki te miti (W 1971:203). / The wave dashed against the rock, then the backwash receded.


mīti Play

1. (loan) (noun) meat.

He miūru, he hōiho ngā mīti o reira (TJ 7/6/1898:5). / Mules and horses are the meat there.


mīti nakunaku Play

1. (loan) (noun) minced meat, mince.

Koinei e hokona nuitia nei te mīti nakunaku, i te mea koirā anake ngā mea ka taea e ngā pūkoro o te nuinga (HJ 2012:253). / This is why mince is bought a lot because that's the only thing the majority can afford.


mīti kau Play

1. (loan) (noun) beef.

See also pīwhi


mīti kōnatunatu Play

1. (loan) (noun) minced meat, mince.

See also mea kōnatunatu


mīti poaka Play

1. (loan) (noun) pork.


whare whakamātao mīti Play

1. (loan) (noun) freezing works, chilling house.

Kei te tūtata mai he whare whakamātao mīti (TP 8/1911:6). / Freezing works are nearby.


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