3. (noun) children - normally used only in the plural.
1. (noun) foster children, adopted children.
I te matenga o Erueti, whakataua ana e Tiati Tiakihana Pāma kāore e tika kia uru ana tamariki whāngai Pākehā ki ōna whenua (TP 6/1908:5). / When Erueti died Judge Jackson Palmer decided that his Pākehā foster children had no rights to his lands.
1. (noun) boys, sons.
1. (noun) parenting agreement, protection of children agreement.
1. (noun) infantile paralysis, poliomyelitis.