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rumaki

1. (verb) (-na) to immerse, drown.

Ko te aruhe tētahi o ngā kai nui i te wao. Ka keri ake i ngā pakiaka, ka whakamaroke, ka rumaki i te wai (Te Ara 2013). / The most important wild vegetable was fern root. The roots were dug up, dried, and soaked in water.

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2. (verb) (-na,-tia) to bury, plant.

Āwhina katoa atu mātau i ō mātau mātua ki te parau, ki te rumaki i ngā kai (HP 1991:14). / We all helped our parents plough and plant the crops.

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Synonyms: tipu, tiri, tiritiri, kōkō, whakatō, whakatōtō, whakatopatopa, marotiritiri, tanu, pou, rākau, tou


3. (verb) (-na) to disappear below the horizon, disappear below the surface, set (of heavenly bodies).

Ko te tāima tēnei e rumaki ai te wairua, maea rawa atu i te puke ki Ōhau (TTT 1/7/1922:13). / This is the time that the spirit disappears below the surface and eventually emerges at the hill at Ōhau.

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4. (noun) planting.

Ko te kōanga tonu te wā tika mō tēnei mahi, mō te rumaki hua whenua (HM 4/1994:1). / Spring is the correct time for this task, for planting vegetables.

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Synonyms: rerenga, whakatō, whakatōtō, whakatōnga, marotiritiri, pounga, ono, whakatiputipu

rumaki parai

1. (transitive verb) deep-fry.

parai rumaki

1. (loan) (noun) deep fryer.

rumaki parai taewa

1. (noun) (cooking) chip basket.

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