Found 17 matches
Found 17 matches
2. (noun) spring (of water), well, pool.
He puna wai tō mātau (HP 1991:18). / We had a spring of water.
puna hinu Play
1. (noun) oil well.
Ko te tino whakaaro anō hoki o Tiamana kia mate a Romānia nō te mea he whenua tino hua mō te witi me ērā atu āhua kai, ā he tino wāhi hoki tēnei nō Ūropi mō ana puna hinu (TKO 11/1916:5). / And the main plan of the Germans is to defeat Romania because it is a country with huge resources of wheat and other sorts of food, and it is also the main source of oil wells in Europe.
puna kaukau korohuhū Play
1. (noun) spa pool.
Ka tae te koroua nei ki te kāinga o Stan Pio Keepa i Tāmaki-makau-rau, ka kite i te puna kaukau korohuhū nei (EM 2002:226). / When this elderly man arrived at the home of Stan Pio Keepa in Auckland, he saw the spa pool.
puna manawa whenua Play
1. (noun) spring from deep underground, unfailing spring.
Nā ka keri ngā pononga a Īhaka ki te awaawa, ā ka kitea e rātou i reira he puna manawa whenua (PT Kenehi 26:19). / And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.
See also manawa whenua
Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, Te Play
1. National Library of New Zealand.
Nō muri mai ka whakanōhia ki Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa kia mātakitakina e te tini me te mano (Te Ara 2011). / Later it was deposited in the National Library of New Zealand where it can be viewed by everybody.
tūpuna tāne Play
1. (noun) grandfathers, grand-uncles, great-uncles, male ancestors - the western dialect form of tīpuna tāne and plural form of tupuna tāne.
He epeepe tonu nei rāua, ā, i te wā e kōhungahunga tonu ana i puta ai te whakahau a wō rāua tūpuna tāne rā, kia taumautia rāua i runga anō i te tikanga o te tomo (TTR 2000:68-69). / They were distant cousins and when they were still quite young their grandfathers decreed that they be betrothed under the customary practice of betrothal.
See also tīpuna tāne
tīpuna tāne Play
1. (noun) grandfathers, grand-uncles, great-uncles, male ancestors - the eastern dialect form of tūpuna tāne and plural form of tipuna tāne.
Kātahi anō ka tuku te wahine ariki, te tāne ariki me te tamaiti ariki ki raro o te paparoa, ka whakarewaia mai te ua o ngā kahu o te paparoa, ka mauria e ngā mātua tāne ranei, e ngā tīpuna tāne rānei, ka tīmata te hoki ki te kāinga (JPS 1929:266). / The highborn woman, husband and child now moved under the paparoa, the garments were lifted by the collars and carried away by the male parents or male grandparents, and the return to the village commenced.