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noho Play

1. (verb) (-ia,nōhia,-ngia) to sit, stay, remain, settle, dwell, live, inhabit, reside, occupy, located.

He tokomaha tonu ngā Māori kei te tāone e noho ana, nō reira hoki tētahi take i tika ai kia tū te mīhana ki reira (TP 7/1913:6). / There are quite a lot of Māori living in town, so that's a reason why it's appropriate that the mission be established there.

See also noho ora mai, nōhanga, nōhia, kei noho ... ka ..., nohoanga, kaua (rawa) [koe] e noho ka ..., nohonga


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2. (verb) remain - sometimes used before other nouns or verbs to indicate a state over a period of time.

Hei irāmutu a ia mā Te Rauangaanga, arā, ka noho karanga rua ai rāua ko Pōtatau Te Wherowhero (TTR 1990:70). / He was a nephew of Te Rauangaanga and as well a cousin of Pōtatau Te Wherowhero.
I taua wā noho nama ana taua pāriha mō te whakahoutanga i tōna whare karakia (TP 8/1909:8). / At the time that parish was in debt for the renovation of its church.


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3. (noun) living, occupying.

Whā tekau mā whā tau te roa o tana minitatanga, engari, i pūmau tonu tana noho ki Te Kaha ā mate noa (TTR 1996:116). / His ministry lasted for 44 years, but he lived at Te Kaha until his death.


ka noho, ka noho ... Play

1. after quite a long time - an idiomatic use to indicate a passage of time before something happened.

Ka noho, ka noho ka tīkohi i te mahara (HM 4/1990:1). / After quite a while he collected his thoughts.
Ka noho, ka noho, ehara, ka whai pū a Ngāti Te Whatuiāpiti me Ngāti Kahungunu whānui i te tekau tau atu i 1830 (TTR 1994:150). / After quite a while Ngāti Te Whatuiāpiti and Ngāti Kahungunu acquired arms in the 1830s.


pae noho

1. (noun) bench seat.

Haere mai ki te pae noho nei. / Come to this bench seat.


noho tapu Play

1. (verb) be confidential, prohibited access, embargoed, keep holy.

Ka mahingia e ngā kaumātua, e ngā kuia hoki ā rātou mahi katoa, tae atu ki te tunu kai, i ngā rā o te wiki, mutu atu ana i te Hātarei, kia noho tapu ai te Rātapu (TAH 26:54). / The elders did all their work, including cooking food, during the week, ending on Saturdays in order that Sundays could be kept holy.


wāhi noho Play

1. (noun) address, home address, living quarters, accommodation.

Nā te mea he tino hē rawa atu te nuinga o ngā wāhi noho o ngā kaikuti hipi Māori, i ngangahau ai a Tūtaki ki te whakapai ake i te āhuatanga noho o aua wāhi (TTR 1996:263). / Because the living quarters of the Māori shearers was so abysmal, Tūtaki was active in working to improve the living conditions of of those places.


Synonyms: wharenoho


noho nama Play

1. (verb) to be in debt to, indebted, owe.

Ka hē kē atu hoki i te matenga o Robert Jones, te tangata nāna te toa, e noho nama nui nei te tokomaha o Tūwharetoa ki a ia (TTR 1998:199). / Everything went wrong as a result of the death of Robert Jones, the store owner, with whom many of Tūwharetoa was heavily indebted.


rūma noho Play

1. (noun) lounge, living room, sitting room.

Aroha ana tana rūma noho, ko te pakupaku mārika, ā, korekore ana he mea āna i roto (TTR 1996:236). / He had a very small miserable room to live in, with no personal effects.


noho tū Play

1. (verb) sit up.

Roa rawa ka oho ake te koroua rā ka noho tū, kātahi ka ui atu, "He aha tērā?" (NIT 1995:293). / After a long time the elderly man awoke and sat up, then asked, "What is it?"


noho tahi Play

1. (verb) to live together, cooperate, reconcile.

I haere ia ki Ngāruawāhia i raro i te mana o Kāwana Hōri Kerei ki te hohou i te rongo ki a Wiremu Tāmihana Tarapīpipi me Ngāti Maniapoto, ā, nō ngā tau o muri mai i te pakanga, ka ngana ia kia noho tahi te Kīngitanga me te kāwanatanga (TTR 1990:336). / He went to Ngāruawāhia, under Governor George Grey's authorisation, to negotiate peace with Wiremu Tāmihana Tarapīpipi and Ngāti Maniapoto, and in the post-war years worked to reconcile the King movement and government.


noho haepapa Play

1. (verb) to be accountable, responsible.

Ka noho haepapa tonu te Karauna ki te tiaki, ki te whaktairanga anō hoki i te reo Māori hei taonga, hei reo mana o Aotearoa (Māori Party 2014). / The Crown has an ongoing responsibility to protect and promote the Māori language as a treasure and as an official language of Aotearoa/New Zealand.


noho matatapu Play

1. (noun) confidentiality, privacy.

Ko te tangata i whakapaetia rā kua takahia te noho matatapu (RT 2013:47). / The person that was charged has breached confidentiality.


noho herekore Play

1. (noun) freedom, liberty.

Kaua hoki e riro mā te ringa kaha me te whakamataku e takahi ngā mana tangata me te noho herekore o ēnei iwi (RT 2013:47). / Do not let power and fear trample on the human rights and freedom of these ethnic groups.


noho ōrite Play

1. (noun) equality.

Ka pūāwai i a ia te hāhi me te kaupapa kotahitanga noho ōrite o ngā iwi ki raro i te Tiriti o Waitangi (Te Ara 2015). / He founded a religious sect and a pan-tribal unity movement for equality based on the Treaty of Waitangi.


kāinga noho Play

1. (noun) address, place where one lives.

He pai tonu hoki taku kāinga noho hou (HP 1991:131). / My new living quarters were quite good.


noho tīhaha Play

1. (verb) to sit with legs wide apart.


noho tītengi Play

1. (verb) to squat on toes, squat down.

Ka noho tītengi a ia ki te miraka i te kau (Ng 1993:447). / She squatted down to milk the cow.


noho hītengitengi Play

1. (verb) to squat on toes, squat down.

Me noho hītengitengi tātou ināianei. / We must squat now.


2. (noun) squat.

Kei te tika te tīaroaro i tēnei noho hītengitengi – kei runga ake ngā turi i ngā rekereke, he matika te tuarā (RMR 2017). / The alignment in this squat is correct - the knees are above the heels and the back is straight.


āhua noho Play

1. (noun) lifestyle, life.

I whai kupu a Ōriwa ki ngā minenga iwi mō te āhua noho o te Māori me ā rātou tikanga (TTR 1998:51). / Oliver lectured to audiences on Māori lifestyle and their customs.


noho iho rā Play

1. goodbye (said to someone not leaving).


noho ake rā Play

1. goodbye (said to someone not leaving).


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