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tinana

1. (modifier) real, actual, actually, really.

Ka kitea tinanatia taua mea e au (W 1971:419). / I actually saw that thing.

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2. (noun) body, trunk (of a tree), the main part of anything.

(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 87-88;)

Kia āhua roa e pāwerawera ana, ka whakamaroke te tinana o te tūroro ki tētahi tāora, ā ka kuhu ai he kahu maroke (TTT 1/9/1928:846). / When the patient has been hot for quite a long time, dry the body with a towel and then put on dry clothes.

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3. (noun) torso.

Ki te mea i tata te io ki te tinana, arā i runga rawa ake o te turi, he whanaunga e haere mai ana (White 2 1889:5). / If the twinge is near the torso, that is, it is way above the knee, that is a sign that relatives are coming.

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4. (noun) self, person, reality - as opposed to an apparition.

E kore au e whai kupu atu ki a koe mō tētahi o ō kupu i pā mai ki taku tinana ko te take he āhua kino, ka hahani, ka amuamu te ritenga o tērā kupu (TPH 15/1/1900:1). / I will not make a response to you about one of your statements about myself because the implication of that assertion is somewhat rude, disparaging and begrudging.

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hauora tinana

1. (noun) physical health.

kori tinana

1. (verb) to workout, exercise.

I mua i te parakuihi ka kori tinana mātau mō tētahi hāora (Ng 1993:138). / We exercised for an hour before breakfast.

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2. (noun) workout, exercise.

Ko te whitu o ngā hāora i te ata te wā i whakaritea mō te kori tinana. / The time arranged for exercise was 7 a.m.

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whakapakari tinana

1. (noun) physical fitness, exercise.

(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 128-131;)

Hīkoi ai te nuinga o ngā tāngata o Aotearoa hei whakapakari tinana, mō te rēhia rānei. / The majority of New Zealanders walk for exercise and enjoyment.

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mātai tinana

1. (noun) anatomy (field of study).

aroā tinana

1. (noun) body awareness.

Ko te aroā tinana te mōhio o te kaikanikani ki te āhua, te tū, me te kare ā-roto o tōna tinana i a ia e kanikani ana (RMR 2017). / Body awareness is the awareness of a dancer regarding the appearance, the stance and the emotion of their body while dancing (RMR 2017).

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ā-tinana

1. in person.

I tae ā-tinana tonu atu a Rātana (TTT 31/8/1921:5). / Rātana actually arrived in person.

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whare whakapakari tinana

1. (noun) gymnasium.

He whare whakapakari tinana kua whakapuaretia e tētahi uri o Ngā Puhi (Te Kāea 20/2/2014). / A gymnasium has been opened by a descendant of Ngā Puhi.

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whare kori tinana

1. (noun) gymnasium, gym.

He mea nui ki te hunga noho tāone ngā akomanga kori tinana me ngā akomanga haukori kei ngā whare kori tinana (Te Ara 2017). / Exercise and aerobic classes in gyms have also become important for city-dwellers.

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papaki ā-tinana

1. (noun) body percussion.

Ko te papaki ā-tinana he momo whakaputa i te ūngeri o tētahi puoro mā te papaki i ētahi wāhi o te tinana (RTP 2015:74). / Body percussion is a way of playing the rhythm of a piece of music by slapping various parts of the body (RTP 2015:74).

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tae-ā-tinana

1. (verb) to arrive in person.

tae ā-tinana

1. (verb) to arrive in person, attend in person.

Mō te hunga e pāngia ana e te mate, ā, i kore ai e tae ā-tinana tonu mai kia mahia e Hōri, kōrero ā-waea noa atu ai ia ki a rātau (TTR 1998:49). / For those who were ill but could not attend in person to be treated by Hōri, it was sufficient for him to talk to them by telephone.

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reo ā-tinana

1. (noun) body language, non-verbal language.

(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 10-11;)

heke haere te tinana

1. (verb) to lose weight.

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