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pūtake Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to originate.

Ehara i te mea i mate te nuinga o te tāngata i te rū tonu, engari i ōna mate o muri iho i pūtaketia mai e te rū (TWMNT 21/9/1875:213). / It was not as if the majority of the people died from the earthquake itself, but from the diseases afterwards that were caused by the earthquake.


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2. (noun) cause, reason, origin, source.

I whakaatu anō ia i te āhua o te taipō pīwa, te pūtake mai me te rongoā (TP 5/1901:11). / He gave instruction on the nature of typhoid fever, the origin and the cure.


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3. (noun) base, root.

Kua roa ka maha haere ngā kōpurepure, nāwai ā, ka heke whakararo ki te pūtake o te taewa, ā, he maroke te tukunga iho (TP 3/1905:5). / After a time the number of blotches increases and after a while descends to the base of the potato plant, and drying out is the result.


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4. (noun) ancestor, progenitor.

Ko te pūtake mai o tēnei tipuna o Whata, ko Pouheni. He tamaiti a Pouheni nā Paikea (JPS 1906:61). / The progenitor of this ancestor, Whata, was Pouheni. Pouheni was a child of Paikea.


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5. (noun) base, root (of a number).

Ko te pūtake te tau e hīkina ana ki tētahi pū (TRP 2010:212). / The root is the number that is being raised to a power (TRP 2010:212).


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6. (noun) base (of a number system).

Ko te pūtake te pānga kei waenganui i ngā mati uara tū o tētahi pūnaha tau. Koia hoki hei whakatau i te maha o ngā tohutau o te pūnaha tau (TRP 2010:213). / The base is the relationship between the place value digits of a number system. It also determines the number of numerals the number system has (TRP 2010:213).


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7. (noun) base (of a geometrical figure).


motuhanga pūtake Play

1. (noun) frustum.

Ko te motuhanga pūtake te wāhanga pūtake o tētahi āhua ahu-3 ka toe mai ina tapahia huapaetia taua āhua (TRP 2010:176). / The frustum is the base section of a 3-dimensional solid that remains after the solid is cut horizontally (TRP 2010:176).


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