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turituri

1. (verb) to be noisy, rowdy.

I konei ka turituri rawa te hui (TWMNT 7/12/1878:164). / At this point the gathering became very noisy.

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2. (noun) noise.

Kore rawa he turituri mō ētahi meneti ruarua, i te mea e whiriwhiri ana rātou (TKO 4/1914:2). / There wasn't any noise for a few minutes because they were discussing this.

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3. (interjection) hush! be quiet!.

Pānuitia ki Parani kāore aku hara. Engari ko ngā whakahoki mai i taikaha. I karanga mai te tangata, "Turituri!" (HKW 1/10/1899:4). / Inform France that I'm innocent. But the response was harsh. The man called out, "Be quiet!"

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turituri pourewa

1. (noun) pied stilt, Himantopus himantopus leucocephalus - a black-and-white wader with very long pinkish-red legs and a long, fine, black bill. Usually found in flocks.

See also poaka

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