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tukutuku Play

1. (verb) (-a,-na) to let go, let down, get down, send.

Ko tētehi o aua keke i waiho hei tukutuku ki ngā whanaunga, i ia wāhi, i ia wāhi o Aotearoa, o Te Waipounamu (TW 21/2/1876:72). / One of those cakes was left to be sent to relatives in each part of the North and South Islands.


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2. (verb) to decorate with lattice-work, make tukutuku panels.

He mea whakairo hoki, he mea kōwhaiwhai, he mea tukutuku, hei pupuri i te ātanga, i te wehi, i te haratau o ērā taonga a ō tātau tīpuna i roto i tēnei o ngā whare o te Atua (TTT 1/12/1925:336). / And it was carved and decorated with rafter paintings and lattice-work to retain the beauty, awesomeness and relevance of those treasures of our ancestors in this particular house of God.


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3. (noun) ornamental lattice-work - used particularly between carvings around the walls of meeting houses. Tukutuku panels consist of vertical stakes (traditionally made of kākaho), horizontal rods (traditionally made of stalks of bracken-fern or thin strips of tōtara wood), and flexible material of flax, kiekie and pīngao, which form the pattern. Each of the traditional patterns has a name.

Kei te kōwhaiwhai, kei te tukutuku, kei te tāniko ngā tauira hangarite maha (PK 2008:74). / Rafter paintings, lattice-work and tāniko have many symmetrical patterns.

See also arapaki, kaokao, mūmū, niho taniwha, papaki rango, pātikitiki, poutama, purapura whetū, roimata toroa, takitoru, waharua, wāmu


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4. (noun) grid.

Me mōhio te ākonga ki te kimi i te tawhiti i waenganui i ētahi pūwāhi e rua i runga i tētahi tukutuku (Pa 1996:90). / The student should know how to find the distance between two points on a grid.


pūtiro tukutuku Play

1. (noun) web browser.

Kōwhiritia tētahi pūtiro tukutuku taunoa (LP 2017). / Choose a default web browser.


pae tukutuku Play

1. (noun) website.

Kei konei ngā karere, ngā tuhinga, ngā tūhononga ki ngā pae tukutuku me ngā rārangi īmēra. / Here are the messages, writings, the links to the websites and the lists of emails.


whare tukutuku Play

1. (noun) cobweb.

Ko ngā whare tukutuku te tohu o te pūngawerewere (Ng 1993:59). / Cobwebs are a sign of spiders.


manu tukutuku Play

1. (noun) kite.

I whakamahia anō te manu tukutuku hei heri kōrero: nā te manu tukutuku a Tahupōtiki i whakamōhio kua mate mai tōna tuakana (Te Ara 2014). / Kites were also used to send messages: it was a kite that informed Tahupōtiki of his older brother’s death.


pepa tukutuku Play

1. (loan) (noun) grid paper.

He pai te pepa tukutuku hei tuhi i te kauwhata. / Grid paper is suitable for drawing a graph.


taunga tukutuku Play

1. (noun) Cartesian coordinates.

Ko te taunga te wāhi noho o tētahi mea. E rua ngā momo whakaatu i te taunga ki tētahi papa taunga, pērā i te kauwhata, i te mahere rānei. Ko te takirua raupapa hei whakaatu i te taunga tukutuku. Ko te tawhiti me te ahunga hei whakaatu i te taunga ahuroa (TRP 2010:275). / A co-ordinate is the place where something is located. There are two ways of showing the co-ordinates of a point on a co-ordinate plane such as a graph or a map. Ordered pairs are used to show cartesian co-ordinates. Distance and direction are used for polar co-ordinates (TRP 2010:275).


tukutuku inerite Play

1. (noun) isometric grid.

He tukutuku inerite tēnei (he ōrite te tawhiti o tētahi ira ki ngā ira katoa i ōna taha) (TRP 2010:297). / This is an isometric grid (all the dots are the same distance apart).


tūtohi tukutuku Play

1. (noun) array.

He tūtohi tukutuku tēnei e whakaatu ana i ngā meka whakareatanga matua. He whai kapa (rārangi huapae), he whai pou (rārangi poutū) hoki te tūtohi tukutuku (TRP 2010:301). / This is an array showing the basic multiplication facts. The array has rows (horizontal lines) and columns (vertical lines).


wāhitau tukutuku Play

1. (noun) Web address.


utauta tukutuku Play

1. (noun) web tool.


mahere pae tukutuku Play

1. (noun) website map, site map.

Whakaputaina he pūrongo e whakaritea ai te mahere pae tukutuku o nāianei ki tētahi mahere pae i tētahi atu tuhinga (LP 2017). / Generate a report comparing the current web site map to a web site map in another document (LP 2017).


Tukutuku-Ao-Whānui Play

1. (noun) World Wide Web.


poutama Play

1. (noun) stepped pattern of tukutuku panels and woven mats - symbolising genealogies and also the various levels of learning and intellectual achievement. Some say they represent the steps which Tāne-o-te-wānanga ascended to the topmost realm in his quest for superior knowledge and religion.


takitoru Play

1. (numeral) in threes, triple.

Kāore ia i pīrangi ki te tohutō, engari e ai ki tāna, he mea pai atu te whakamahi i te tohu oro tāpara, takitoru rānei (TTR 2000:11). / He did not like the macron, preferring to use the double or triple vowel.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 9;)


2. (modifier) threes, threefold.

Ki te kaha tētahi i a ia kotahi nei, ka māia te tokorua ki a ia; e kore hoki te aho takitoru e motu wawe (PT Te Kaikauwhau 4:12). / And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.


3. (noun) threesome, group of three, trio.

Te haerenga o te tokotoru nei, ā, ka tae ki te kāinga i reira tō rātou whaea, a Hine-moana (NIT 1995:193). / The three of them departed and came to the home where their aunt, Hine-moana, was.


4. (noun) knucklebones move.

Ko te ‘takitoru’: Ka whiua te hai, ka kapohia ētahi kōhatu e toru, me te hopu anō i te hai (RMR 2017). / The takitoru move: When the main stone is thrown up, three of the other stones are grabbed, and the main stone is caught.


5. (noun) tukutuku pattern used on crossbeams and tukutuku panels of meeting houses where single stitches across the panel are in groups of three at alternate angles. It represents communication, identification and special personal relationships.


papakirango Play

1. (noun) the pattern used on tukutuku panels, cloak hems and finely woven baskets based on the traditional fly swat used by mourners to keep flies away from the deceased during a tangihanga. This pattern represents the warding off of harmful influences.

See also papaki ngaro, papaki rango


papaki rango Play

1. (noun) fly swat, fly swatter, a tukutuku pattern representing a fly swat.

He waiata tēnei nā te wahine, i a ia e tāwhiriwhiri ana i te kanohi o tana tāne mate i runga i te atamira ki te patu ngaro, he patu rango ki ētahi he papaki rango ki ētahi iwi (M 2006:20). / This is a song by a woman, which she sang as she fanned her dead husband's face as he lay upon the elevated platform, using a patu ngaro, a fan to keep flies away. It is variously known among different tribes as a patu rango and papaki rango (M 2006:21).

See also patu ngaro, patu rango


waharua Play

1. (noun) tukutuku pattern with small double diamond shapes representing commitment and courage.


wāmu Play

1. (noun) a chequerboard tukutuku pattern that represents tribal alliances and marriages. Also called mūmū.


tūmatakahuki Play

1. (noun) binding stitch for tukutuku panels - used to bind the horizontal and vertical kākaho together to form the basic structure of the panel.

Ka oti mai te tūmatakahuki, kātahi ka tīmataria te mahi tukutuku tūturu (PK 2008:1001). / When the binding stitches were complete, then the real work of making tukutuku was begun.


2. (noun) upright rod on the front of a tukutuku panel.

Ko te rākau tūmatakahuki whakamatua i ngā kaho tukutuku (M 2005:300). / The main upright rod on the front of tukutuku slats.


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