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pae Play

1. (verb) (pāea) to be cast ashore, aground, stranded, wrecked, lie across, surround with a border, horizontal.

Ka kitea te ika moana e pae ana i uta (W 1971:76). / The whale was found stranded on the shore.


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2. (verb) (pāea) to demolish, throw down.

Ka pāea te whare, ka tahuna te whare (Tr 1874:49). / The house was demolished and burnt.


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3. (verb) (pāea) to measure the circumference (of a tree).

Ka pāea te rākau rā (W 1971:245). / The circumference of that tree was measured.


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4. (noun) horizon, perch, rest, orators' bench, orators, transverse supports of the floor of a canoe, step (of a ladder or staircase), shelf, bar (computer) - anything horizontal.

Kei te whakamoemiti atu te manu meroiti nei ki ētahi o ana kaitautoko e whiu mai nei i ngā hua kāramuramu hei oranga mōna kia kaha ai tana korokī i runga i tōna pae (KO 15/5/1885:4). / This small bird is thanking some of its sponsers who have tossed some karamū berries as sustenance so that its call on its perch will be loud.


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5. (noun) range (series of mountains).

Kia tae koe ki te whā o ngā pae, ka noho ki te whakatā i tō manawa (TP 6/1909:5). / When you reach the fourth range, sit down and rest.


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6. (noun) region, direction, vicinity, area.

Ka hemo i te kai, ka haere ki ngā pae o ngā umu rā, hamuhamu ai, ka kite i te mānga aruhe e takoto ana, ka noho, ka kai (TP 6/1909:3). / Being hungry she went to the vicinity of those ovens to scavenge food and when she saw the leftover fern-root lying there, she sat down and ate.


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7. (noun) circumference - measured by māro with the arms extended.

He rākau nui, e toru te pae (W 1971:244). / A large tree measuring three fathoms in circumference (W 1971:244).


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8. (noun) gums (of the mouth).

Ki te kore e āta horoia ngā niho me ngā pae, tērā pea ka pā he mate ki ngā pae - ka pupuhi, ka wherowhero, ka mamae, ā, ka keha anō te hā (HJ 2012:262). / If the teeth and gums aren't cleaned properly, problems might occur with the gums - they'll swell, become red and painful, and the breath will be foul-smelling.


pae Play

1. (loan) (noun) pi.

Ka whakamahia tēnei pū Kiriki hei tohu i tētahi tau motuhake, i te pae. Ahakoa te rahi o tētahi porowhita, ina wehea tōna paenga ki tōna whitianga, ko tēnei tau (π) te otinga mai. He mutunga kore ōna mati whaiira. Kei ngā tātaitai tētahi pātuhi mō te pae (π). Koia nei te pae ki ngā mati whaiira e ono: 3.141592 (TRP 2010:186). / This letter from the Greek alphabet is used as a symbol for this number, pi. If the circumference of a circle is divided by its diameter, this number (π) will be the result. It is an irrational number, its decimal places are infinite. Calculators have a key for this number. Pae (π) to six decimal places is: 3.141592 (TRP 2010:186).


pae tukutuku Play

1. (noun) website.

Kei konei ngā karere, ngā tuhinga, ngā tūhononga ki ngā pae tukutuku me ngā rārangi īmēra. / Here are the messages, writings, the links to the websites and the lists of emails.


pae ū Play

1. goal line.


pae wehe Play

1. halfway line.


pae paraha Play

1. (noun) toolbar (computer) - a row, column, or block of buttons or icons displayed on the screen that represent tasks or commands within the program. Toolbar buttons provide shortcuts to common tasks frequently accessed from the menus.


pae tapu Play

1. (noun) male orators welcoming visitors on to the marae, place where the orators of the tangata whenua sit.

Ka tīmata ake te ringaringa ki te pae tapu o te tangata whenua. Ko te pae tapu te wāhi noho a ngā kaikōrero, me ngā kaiwaiata a te tangata whenua (TWK 46). / The handshakes began with the male orators of the local people. The 'pae tapu' is the place where the orators and the singers of the local people sit.


pae tīhau Play

1. (noun) Twitter - an online social networking and microblogging service that enables users to send and read short text messages, called 'tweets'.

See also tīhau


pae moana Play

1. (noun) sea surface, sea level, sea horizon.

I tana kitenga atu ka pūrero ake a Ahitereiria i te pae moana, ka tū ia, ka umere (TTT 1/8/1930:2115). / When he saw Australia projecting up from the sea horizon, he stood up and shouted.


pae pēhanga Play

1. (noun) isobar.

Ko tā ngā pae pēhanga he tohu i te pēhanga o te hau takiwā (RP 2009:306). / The purpose of isobars is to show the pressure of the air.


pae rewa Play

1. (noun) melting point.

He rerekē te pae rewa o tēnā totoka, o tēnā (RP 2009:371). / Different solids have different melting points (RP 2009:371).


pae whakatoka Play

1. (noun) freezing point.


ngaru pae Play

1. (noun) secondary wave, transverse wave.

Ko te ngaru pae: He huapae te nuku o ēnei rū whakawhiti, he haurua i te tere o te ngaru pou (RP 2009:376). / The secondary wave: These seismic waves are horizontal and half the speed of a primary wave.


pae nekeneke Play

1. (noun) orators for a tribe that move from marae to marae - a common occurance in the modern context with a shortage of orators for each marae.

Ko te āhuatanga e kīia ana he ‘pae nekeneke’, ko te hāereere a ētahi kaikōrero ki ngā marae kē o te iwi. / The practice called a 'mobile orators' bench' is where some speakers travel about to other marae of the tribe.


ngao pae Play

1. (modifier) coarse finished carving - done with a large toki.

Nāna i tiki ngā mahi tapu a te whao, he toki ngao tū, he toki ngao pae, toki ao mārama toki ngao matariki (TWK 33:25). / It was he who fetched the sacred work of the chisel, an adze for a medium grade finish, an adze with a coarse finish, an adze for the world of life and light, an adze for a fine finish.


pae mokowā Play

1. (noun) space bar.


pae ārahi Play

1. (noun) person who introduces guests to the local people.

I te nuinga o ngā hui whenua a te Minita ki ngā rohe Māori, haere ai a Te Raumoa hei kaiwhakamārama reo, hei pae ārahi atu hoki i te Minita ki te iwi (TTR 1998:5). / At most of the land gatherings in the Māori districts, Te Raumoa acted as interpreter and introduced the minister to the people.


pae hamuti Play

1. toilet seat.


pae kākaho Play

1. skirting board.


pae kare Play

1. (loan) by golly.


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