2. (noun) navel, tummy button, section of umbilical cord nearest the baby's body.
Ko te tūhonotanga ki te whaea, ko te rauru tēnā; ko te pito e mau nei ki te tamaiti, ka kīia tēnā ko te pito; ko waenganui ko te iho tēnā (W 1971:75). / The attachment to the mother is the 'rauru'; the end fixed to the child is called the 'pito'; and in the middle is the 'iho'.
1. (noun) comment, short article, short essay.
1. (noun) northern end.
He tangata tino whakarae a ia nō roto o Ngāti Kahungunu ki te takiwā ki Te Wairoa, i te pito whakararo o Te Matau-a-Māui, i ngā tau potapotae o te tīmatanga o te rau tau rua ngahuru (TTR 1996:193). / He was a very prominent figure among Ngāti Kahungunu in the Wairoa district, at the northern end of Hawke's Bay, around the beginning of the twentieth century.
1. (noun) potential - literally the 'uncooked portion'. The uncooked piece of kūmara that can be replanted having the potential to produce many more kūmara.
1. (location) Petone - part of the city of Lower Hutt situated at the mouth of the Hutt river. The current name is a misspelling and mispronunciation of the original Māori name.
1. (location) South Pole.