3. (noun) traditional tattooing - Māori tattooing designs on the face or body done under traditional protocols.
1. (noun) Māori tattooing designs on the face or body done under traditional protocols.
2. (noun) logo, trademark.
Kei te poraka e mau ana te moko o te Taura Whiri (arā, ki te uma (taha mauī), he whakaahua paku noa iho), ā, kei te angaangamate ko te moko whakanui i te Tau o te Reo Māori (HM 4/1994:12). / On the sweatshirt is the logo of the Māori Language Commission (that is on the chest (left side), just a small design), and on the reverse side is the logo celebrating the Year of the Māori Language.
4. (noun) reptile.
1. (noun) skin art, tattooing - non-traditional tattooing that is not done using Māori protocols or imagery.
Mēnā he tānga tauira noa iho ki te kiri o te tangata, me te kore i aro ki te taha wairua, me ngā tikanga Māori, ka kīia tērā ko te kirituhi (RTA 2014:122). / If it's just tattooing a pattern with no consideration to the spiritual aspect and Māori protocols, that is said to be skin art.
1. (noun) kauri, Agathis australis - largest forest tree but found only in the northern North Island, it has a large trunk and small, oblong, leathery leaves, kauri resin, soot from burnt kauri gum used for tattooing.
2. (noun) moko soot, tattooing soot - burnt kauri gum used for tattooing.
2. (noun) tattoo marks under the ear.
Nōwhea e oti i a ia, i a Te Māhuki, ngā pūhoro, me ngā peke-ngārara - ngā pūtaringa, te ngū, ngā tītī, ngā tīwhana, me ērā atu hanga (KO 14/4/1883:5). / There was no way that he, Te Māhuki, could complete the tattoos on the thighs, on the limbs, the marks under the ears, on the side of the nose, the uppermost lines on the forehead, the lines above the eyebrows, and other ornamentation.
2. (noun) tattooed preserved head - done for two reasons, either to venerate a loved one, or as a trophy of war to ridicule an enemy. In the nineteenth century toi moko were traded with Pākehā in exchange for muskets and gunpowder.
E rua tekau ngā toi moko Māori e hoki mai ana i Parī ki te wā kāinga nei. Neke atu i te rua rau tau aua tūpuna e takoto ana i roto i ngā whare pupuri taonga o Wīwī (Te Karere 12-1-2012). / Twenty tattooed preserved Māori heads are returning home from Paris. Those ancestors have been in the museums of France for more than two hundred years.
2. (verb) (-tia) to repeat (any process), do again, copy, backup (computer), duplicate, dub.
1. (verb) (-hia,-tia) to adorn with curves, enhance, ornament, embellish.
1. (verb) to be unfinished, roughly made, imperfect.
I te tīmatanga ka kōkau, ka pūhungahunga rānei i te korenga i ū engari nāwai rā, nāwai rā i roto i te wā ko tōna otinga mai he taonga e whakamiha ai, e monoa ai te tangata i te kaha o te waiwaiā mai (HM 1/1997). / Initially it is imperfect or deficient because it is not firmly established but eventually in time it finally becomes something that one can admire and appreciate for its beauty.
5. (modifier) slim, lean (of the human figure).
He iwi kōkau te tipu, he nunui ngā iwi o te tangata, he takoto ngā turi, he paraha te āhua o te kanohi, he kanae ngā mata, he tiro pīkari, he pātiki te ihu, ko te pongare he kaupararī; he makawe torotika, he mahora ētahi, he kiri pūwhero waitutu, he iwi kiriahi, he māngere (JPS 1913:169). / They were a thin, upright, tall people, a people with big bones, and their knees were prominent. Their faces were broad; the eyes were big with side-long glances. The nose was flat and the ridge of the nose was narrow, with the nostrils bulging out. The hair was straight, and some had lank hair. Their skins were reddish black. They were a people who kept close to the fire and were lazy.
1. (noun) tattooing on the buttocks.
1. (verb) to be lean, shrivelled, shrunk.
3. (noun) tattoo marks between the eyebrows.
1. (verb) (-ia,-ngia) to dump, strike, beat, thump, throw down, tackle.
2. (verb) (-ia) to apply moko, tattoo.
6. (verb) (-ia,-ngia) to whip (a spinning top).
9. (noun) tattooing.
He toka tapu a Pōhaturoa nō Ngāti Awa, he tūāhu tuku iho mō ngā karakia mō te whakawhānau tamariki, mō te mate, mō te pakanga, mō te tā moko me ētahi atu tikanga whai hua ki a Ngāti Awa (TTR 1998:178). / Pōhaturoa was a sacred rock where ceremonies of birth, death, war, tattooing and other important matters to Ngāti Awa were performed.
10. (noun) whip for a spinning top.
Ka whakamahia he miro harakeke ki te takahurihuri i te pōtaka. Ka kīia tērā taputapu, he tā. Ka tākaitia te pōtaka ki te tā, ā, ka hihiko te kukume, koirā hei takahurihuri i te pōtaka. Kātahi ka tāia haerehia kia hurihuri tonu (RMR 2017). / Flax strands are made to spin the spinning top. That piece of equipment is called a tā. The whip is wound around the spinning top and then it is pulled energetically. That is what rotates the spinning top. Then the top is whipped so that it continues rotating.
1. (verb) to be stormy, tempestuous - sometimes as puhoro.
2. (noun) moko (tattoo) on the thigh or arm.
Nōwhea e oti i a ia, i a Te Māhuki, ngā puhoro, me ngā peke-ngārara - ngā pūtaringa, te ngū, ngā tītī, ngā tīwhana, me ērā atu hanga (KO 14/4/1883:5). / There was no way that he, Te Māhuki, could complete the tattoos on the thighs, on the limbs, the marks under the ears, on the side of the nose, the uppermost lines on the forehead, the lines above the eyebrows, and other ornamentation.
4. (noun) traditional kōwhaiwhai pattern.