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tūturu

1. (verb) to be fixed, permanent, real, true, actual, authentic, original.

Nāwai, ā, ka tūturu te noho o taua iwi ki reira (JPS 1901:67). / After a time that tribe became permanently established at that place.

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2. (modifier) fixed, permanent, real, true, actual, authentic, original.

Ko tōna pāpā tūturu ko Matairangi (HP 1991:19). / Her real father was Matairangi.

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3. (modifier) lawful, legitimate.

Ko te ahikā ka tohu ki te noho tūturu a tētahi tōpūtanga tāngata ki tētahi takiwā (Te Ara 2014). / Continuous settlement indicated legitimate occupation of a group of people to a particular area.

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4. (noun) commitment, dedication, devotion.

I mea atu a Apirana Ngata he mahi tāna mā Arapeta kei Pōneke, engari nā tōna tūturu ki ngā kaupapa e pā ana ki tōna whānau me tōna iwi, kāore i tutuki te tono a Apirana (TTR 1998:176). / Apirana Ngata said he had work for Albert in Wellington, but because of commitments to his family and tribe, he wasn't able to fulfil Apirana's request.

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5. (noun) upright, post (of a building).

Tītaha ana ngā tūturu o te whare (W 1971:460). / The posts of the house were leaning.

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tūturu

1. (verb) to kneel, bend the knees.

Tūturu ōu turi (W 1971:460). / Bend your knees.

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mātātuhi tūturu

1. (noun) real image.

kupu tūturu

1. (noun) evidence, opinion, declaration, decision.

Kāhore he kupu tūturu i whakapuakina ki te aroaro o te Komiti (RT 2013:96). / No evidence was declared before the Committee.

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2. (noun) guarantee, assurance.

Nā reira, e kore mātou e kaha ki te hoatu kupu tūturu, kāore ngā kerēme ā muri ake nei e pā ki ngā whenua i roto i te rohe pānga o Te Roroa (RT 2013:34). / Therefore we will not be able to give assurance that future claims will not concern the lands in the Te Roroa territory.

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kaiwhakawā tūturu

1. (noun) resident magistrate.

Ko ngā hara i roto i tēnei Ture me whakawā, me whiu i te aroaro o tētahi Kaiwhakawā Tūturu (RT 2013:22). / Offences under this Act must be tried and sentenced before a Resident Magistrate.

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tuturu pourewa

1. (noun) pied stilt, Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus - a black-and-white wader with very long pinkish-red legs and a long, fine, black bill. Usually found in flocks.

See also poaka

utu ā-moni tūturu

1. (verb) pay in cash.


2. (noun) cash payment.

Kōti o te Kaiwhakawā Tūturu

1. (loan) Resident Magistrates Court.

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