2. (verb) (-kia,-ngia) to be connected with, relate to, pertaining to, regarding.
Ko ētahi o ēnei e pā ana ki ngā whakamārama kāore i oti i a Tā Apirana: ko ētahi he whakatikatika noa iho i ngā wāhi i hapa i te kaipatopato (M 2007:viii). / Some of these relate to the explanations not completed by Sir Apirana: others are just corrections in the places where the typist made errors.
5. (verb) (-kia,-ngia) to participate, act together, act in concert, join in (an undertaking).
Mā tātau katoa e ngaki te purapura i ruia nei e tō tātau kaumātua, kore hoki e oti i te tangata kotahi te mahi, engari me ohu te mahi ka oti ai - koia nei tā onamata tū whakaaro, tāne, te wahine, te iti, te rahi, me pā katoa ki te mahi (TPH 27/3/1905:2). / We will all cultivate the seeds sown by our elder and it will not be done by one person, but the work should be done as a working party so that it is completed - that was the attitude in former times, men, women, the lowly and the important people, they should all participate in the task.
7. (noun) contact (netball, etc.).
1. (verb) (-ia) to block up, obstruct, dam, close off an open space.
2. (noun) fortified village, fort, stockade, screen, blockade, city (especially a fortified one).
2. (modifier) protecting against bad luck.
Unlucky signs in snaring birds were known as pūhore. Certain words were banned when fowling. The remedy for pūhore was to set a tūā pā post in the ground. / Kīia ai ngā tohu kino i te tāhere manu he pūhore. Ko ētahi kupu kāore i huaina i te wā ka tāhere manu. Mā te whakatū pou tūā pā ka ora i te pūhore (Te Ara 2016).
1. (noun) spiny tubeworm, Pomatoceros caeruleus - forms coral-like masses up tp 900 mm in diameter, Strong shelly individual tubes are irregular, prominently rodged and with a spiny projection overhanging the round aperture. Worms are 20-30 mm long and occupy the outer end of their tubes. Found in isolated tubes cemented to rocks and in colonies.
1. (noun) fort defended by a stockade.
He whare maihi tū ki roto ki te pā tūwatawata, he tohu nō te rangatira: Whare maihi tū ki te wā ki te paenga, he kai nā te ahi (JPS 1913:63). / A carved house standing in a fortified pā is the mark of a well-bred man; a carved house standing in the open, among the cultivations is food for the fire.
See also tūwatawata
2. (noun) castle.
2. (noun) concern, apprehension, unease, anxiety, misgiving, disquiet, trepidation, worry, distress, tension.
1. (noun) redoubt.
1. (noun) eel weir, eel trap.
1. (noun) dam.
I te tekau tau atu i 1970, ka parea ngā wai e rere iho ana i Tongariro ki te awa o Whanganui, kia rere kē ki ngā pā wai o Tongariro (Te Ara 2011). / In the 1970s the water flowing from Mount Tongariro into the Whanganui River was diverted to flow instead to the dams of Tongariro.
1. (noun) contact force.
Ko te tōpana pā: Koia nei te tōpana ka hua ake i te pānga rawa o tētahi mea ki tētahi. Hei tauira, ko te whana pōro, ko te tukinga motukā (RP 2009:410). / Contact force: This is the force that results from the actual contact of one thing against another. For example, kicking a ball and bumping a car.
1. (noun) eel weir.
He rerekē te momo pā tuna ki te awa o Whanganui, nā te nui o te tāwhaowhao. Kotahi te taiapa i te pā auroa, ka takoto whakarara i te taha whakarunga o te tāheke (Te Ara 2015). / The type of weir was used on the Whanganui River was different because of the large amount of driftwood. The pā auroa was a single fence, built almost parallel to the current at the top of a rapid.
See also auroa