1. (noun) tip, point.
Ka tae mai tōna waka ki waenganui pū o te moana, ka haere ake tōna atua i raro ka mau ki te toi o te hoe a te kaiwhakatere o tōna waka, arā ko Tūtangatakino (TWMNT 23/3/1875:65). / When he had got out into mid-ocean, his god rose from the depths and seized the point of the paddle of Tūtangatakino, the steersman of his canoe.
5. (noun) art, knowledge.
Kāti, anei tēnei o ā tātou taonga kua puta hei whakamīharotanga mā te tangata. Ko ngā momo toi e whakaata ana i tā ēnei whakatipuranga titiro ki te ao (HM 1/1997:7). / Well, this is our treasure that has appeared for people to admire. The types of art illustrate how these generations look at the world.
1. (noun) broad-leaved cabbage tree, mountain cabbage tree, Cordyline indivisa - found from 450 to 1350 m altitude in higher rainfall areas from the Coromandel Range to Fiordland on the West Coast and Banks Peninsula. Has a stout, unbranched trunk topped with a large head of sword-shaped leaves with a reddish midrib 1-2 m long.
See also tī
1. (verb) (-tia) to trot (horses), move quickly.
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.
1. (noun) derivative art.
Ko te toi mino he mahinga toi ka takea mai i mahinga toi kē atu. Hei tauira, he toi mino Te Tangata Whai Rawa o Wēneti, inā tōna takenga mai i te tuhinga a Rurutao (RMR 2017). / Derivative art is artwork that is based on a previously completed artwork. For example Te Tangata Whai Rawa o Wēneti is a derivative work based on Shakespeare´s Merchant of Venice (RMR 2017).
1. (noun) line art.
Ko te toi rārangi he tikanga toi, inā ka whakamahia te rārangi torotika, rārangi kōpiko rānei, koia anake hei whakaputa i te mahinga toi (RTA 2014:183). / Line art is an art technique where only straight or curved lines are used to produce a piece of visual art (RTA 2014:183).
1. (noun) installation art.
He momo toi ataata te toi puni, inā ka hangaia te mahinga toi mō roto i tētahi whaitua, pērā i te whare toi, i tētahi whare tūmatanui rānei (RTA 2014:182). / Installation art is a type of visual art, where the artwork is created for a specific space, such as an art gallery or a public building (RTA 2014:182).
1. (noun) collage.
Ko te toi piripiri he tikanga toi ataata, he whakatōpūtanga o ētahi taonga, o ētahi hanga maha, ā, ka whakapiria ki tētahi papa hei whakaputa mahinga toi (RTA 2014:180). / Collage is a visual art technique where different things and forms are assembled together and glued to a surface in order to create the artwork (RTA 2014:180).
1. (noun) suspended way - explanations vary as to what exactly this is but it seems to refer to the way that Tāne and Tāwhaki ascended to the heavens, or sometimes the whirlwind path to the uppermost of the heavens. Some versions say that it was a spider's web hanging down from the heavens.
I whakamārama mai a nehe mā i piki ētahi mā te toi huarewa ki te toi o ngā rangi, arā ki tō runga rawa o ngā rangi tūhāhā (TTT 1/8/1923:6). / The old men and women explained that some climbed via the suspended way to the uppermost heaven, that is the the highest of the spaced heavens.
1. (noun) mosaic.
He momo toi ataata te toi rōpinepine, inā ka hangaia he āhua i te whakatōpūtanga o ētahi mara kōata whaikano, mara kōhatu, matapaia, mara uku, mara rawatoi kē atu rānei (RTA 2014:184). / Mosaic is a form of visual art whereby an image is created by assembling together small pieces of coloured glass, stone, ceramic, or other materials. (RTA 2014:184).
1. (noun) construction art, assemblage.
He momo toi ataata te toi waihanga, he whakapiri i ētahi rawatoi, i ētahi wāhanga wehewehe rānei kia hua mai te mahinga toi (RTA 2014:185). / Construction art is a type of visual art, where materials or separate parts are put together to create the finished artwork (RTA 2014:185).
1. (noun) visual art.
He whānui tonu ngā momo toi ataata, pērā i te whakairo, te raranga, te peita, te tā pikitia, te mātātuhi, te mahi uku, te matapaia, te toi pūeru, te tārai, te waihanga me te hopu whakaahua (RTA 2014:178). / Visual art is a broad grouping that includes carving, weaving, painting, drawing, printmaking, clay and ceramics, wearable art, sculpture, construction and photography (RTA 2014:178).
1. (noun) sgraffito - an art technique.
He tikanga toi ataata te toi rapirapi, inā ka rapia tētahi paparanga peita, paparanga pene hinu rānei, kia kitea ai te paparanga o raro iho (RTA 2014:183). / Sgraffito is a visual art technique where one layer of paint or crayon is scratched through to reveal the layer underneath (RTA 2014:183).