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tokotoko Play

1. (verb) to prop up.

Nāna i tokotoko te rangi, ka mārama (JPS 1896:112). / It was he who propped up the skies, then it was light.


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2. (verb) to walk with a stick.

Ko Paoa kua koroheketia, e tokotoko ana (NM 1928:169). / Paoa had become elderly and walked with a stick.


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3. (noun) walking stick, pole, staff, cane, crutch.

Ā mate noa ia, noho hauā ake ana tana waewae i tana wharatanga, hīkoi haere ai ia me te mau tokotoko, pūtu hāparapara anō hoki (TTR 2000:19). / And until he died, his leg remained lame from his injuries, walking with a stick and surgical boots.


huanui Play

1. (noun) road, highway, path, pathway, street.

I reira ko tētahi huanui ururuatia e te rākau (HP 1991:28). / There was a road there overgrown by trees.


2. (noun) kākā perch and snare.

Tau atu ana te kākā ki te huanui, ehara, ka mau (PK 2008:143). / The kākā lands on the perch and snare, and behold, it is caught.


3. (noun) horizontal guard position using a taiaha or tokotoko - the taiaha or tokotoko is held horizontally before the body and in the case of the taiaha the arero end is to the left.

Ko te huanui ko te takoto tonu o te tokotoko i mua i te kaihāpai. I a ia ka haere ki tana taha katau ka mau ki te tokotoko ki tana ringa mauī, ā, i a ia ka haere ki te taha mauī e rua ringaringa ki te tokotoko. / The huanui position is when the walking stick is held horizontally in front of the carrier. When he is walking to his right side he holds the walking stick in his left hand and when he goes to the left side both hands are on the walking stick.


4. (noun) locus (maths).

Ko te huanui tētahi huinga pūwāhi ka hua mai i tētahi ture (TRP 2010:217). / The locus is a set of points resulting from a formula.


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