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tarau Play

1. (loan) (noun) trousers, pants.

Ehara i te mea he kore moni nā koutou i kore ai he tarau mō koutou (KO 16/3/1885:5). / It's not as if you have no money that you have no trousers.

See also tarautete


tārau Play

1. (noun) condiment, relish.

Homai te kōura nā hei tārau mō ā tāua pūwhā (W 1971:389). / Pass me that crayfish as a relish for our sowthistle.


tārau Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to paddle sideways.

Tārautia atu te waka kia piri ki tahaki (W 1971:389). / Paddle the canoe sideways so that it hugs the shore.


tārau Play

1. (noun) dredge, grapnel.


tarau poto Play

1. (noun) short trousers, shorts.

Ki te haere au ki te tāone he tarau poto, kāore he tōkena, ka kite tonu au i ngā tāngata e tiro mākutu ana ki te nawe o taku waewae, ka whakamā au (HP 1991:21). / If I went to town in shorts and no soxs, I saw people staring at the scar on my leg and I was embarrassed.


tarau peretihi Play

1. (loan) (noun) pleated jodhpurs, pleated trousers.

He tarau peretihi – huruhuru – haere hōiho nei, 30 pea. He mea whakatāwakawaka (TWM 3/10/1863:4). / Pleated jodhpurs – velvety – for horse riding, 30 pairs and striped.


tarau tāka Play

1. (loan) (noun) stock pants.

He tarau tāka, he kanawati ētahi, mō te hunga katikati hipi (TWM 3/10/1863:4). / Stock pants, some are canvas, for sheep shearers.


tarau makere Play

1. (loan) (noun) promiscuous woman.


tarau tāngari Play

1. (loan) (noun) jeans, dungaree trousers, denim trousers.

E tatū noa tōna ngākau i te tarau tāngari, i te rīhi taewa, i te whare raupō (TP 1/1904:3). / He is happy with dungaree trousers, a dish of potatoes and a raupō house.


tarau roto Play

1. (loan) (noun) underpants, briefs, panties, knickers.

Pare: Ai. I wareware katoa au ki te kuhu tarau roto. Rangi: Aua atu rā. Ko wai ka mōhio? (HKK 1999:164). / Pare: Oh dear. I completely forgot to put on knickers. Rangi: Never mind. Who will know?


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