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tuakiri Play

1. (noun) person, personality, identity.

Ko ngā kōrero tuaukiuiki i puta i aua tohu ngā tohu o te tuakiri o te tamaiti (HM 3/2009:10). / The ancient stories are associated with those landmarks, the symbols of the child's identity.


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2. (noun) wall (of a house).

Pakipaki kau au ki te tuakiri o te whare (M 2004:224). / I beat in vain against the wall of the house (M 2004:225).


tūākiri Play

1. (verb) to be wounded (in battle).

Nō te mea kua tūākiri kē ia, kua haere ki te hōhipera (HP 1991:178). / Because he had been wounded, he had gone to the hospital.


2. (modifier) wounded (in battle).

Ko te hiwi i pikitia nei e mātau, e horahora ana te hunga tūākiri me te hunga mate, ānō kua āta ruingia te whenua ki te tinana tangata (TPH 15/1/1900:7). / The wounded and the dead were spread out over the hill we climbed as though the land had been carefully sown with bodies.


3. (noun) wound, injury.

I tae māua ki ngā hōhipera ki te tirotiro i ngā tamariki. Ka nui te pai o ngā mea e māmā ana ngā tūākiri, ko ētahi anō he hanga aroha - kua kore te ringa, te waewae (TKO 12/5/1918:12). / We arrived at the hospitals to look at the children. The ones who had minor injuries were really well, but it was sad for others - they no longer had a hand or a leg.


māuiui tuakiri Play

1. (noun) personality disorder, identity disorder.


ahurea tuakiri Play

1. (noun) cultural identity.


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