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hura kōhatu Play

1. (noun) unveiling - a ceremony at the graveside to unveil the headstone.

Nō te marama o Ākuhata 1920 te hura kōhatu whakamaharatanga a te iwi me te kāwanatanga (TTR 1990:75). / In August 1920 the memorial of the people and the government was unveiled.


hura Play

1. (verb) (-hia,-ina) to remove (a covering), show (cards), uncover, expose, unveil.

Nā, kia mōhio tātou, ko ngā tīwaiwaka e tītakataka nei ka hura rā hoki ngā hukumaro ki runga, ka riro ko te upoko ki raro (TTT 1/10/1929:1086). / Now, we should know that fantails flit about opening their tail feathers up and with their head going down.


huranga Play

1. (noun) removal (of a covering), revealing (cards), uncovering, exposing, unveiling, discovery.

Mō te wā tēnei e haere atu ai te whānau me te iwi ki te urupā ki te huranga kōhatu (EM 2002:188). / This is for the time when the family and the tribe go to the cemetery to a headstone unveiling.


2. (noun) exposure.

Mā te kaihopu whakaahua e whiriwhiri mēnā māna tonu e tohu te huranga, arā, te roa e huaki ana te kōpani kia uru ai te aho, mā te pū whakaahua rānei e tohu (RTA 2014:143). / It is for the photographer to decide if she herself will select the exposure, that is the length of time that the shutter is open so that the light enters, or the camera automatically does it.


heuea Play

1. (verb) be separated, disengaged, removed, stripped off - only used in this passive form.

Heoi, ka hoki te wahine pononga. Ka noho te tuahine o Tiki. Kīhai anō i ngaro atu i tua i te more, ehara kua heuea atu e te wahine ngā kākahu o Oneone (JPS 1952:190). / And so the female servant went back. Tiki's sister remained. The servant had not disappeared round the headland before she had stripped off Oneone's garments.


2. (verb) be uncovered, unveiled.

Nō tēnei hui i heuea ai te uhi o te kōhatu whakamaharatanga ki te Hōnore Wī Pere (TKO 30/4/1919:7). / At this gathering the memorial stone to the Honourable Wī Pere was unveiled.


3. (verb) be freed from tapu.

Kei runga tonu taua tapu i ngā kaihī kia heuea rā anō e te tohunga ina ū ki uta (Te Ara 2015). / The tapu remained on the fishermen until it was eventually removed by a tohunga when they came ashore.


manawawera Play

1. (verb) to be excited, angry, fanatical, impassioned, passionate, ardent, fervent - sometimes written as two words, i.e. manawa wera.

He tangata kaha a Arapeta ki te whawhai i ngā kaupapa i manawawera ai ia (TTR 1998:178). / Albert was a strong fighter for causes he was passionate about.


2. (noun) anger, excitement, volatile nature.

Hai tohu mō te manawawera o Te Pairi, tapaina ana ia e tōna whanaunga tata, e Mita Taupopoki ki te ingoa karanga 'Te Pairi Tarapekepeke' (TTR 1996:219). / To convey Te Pairi's volatile nature, his close relative, Mita Taupopoki, gave him the nickname Te Pairi Tarapekepeke (Te Pairi the leaper).


3. (noun) type of haka with no set movements performed especially at tangihanga, unveilings and after speeches.

Ka mahia te manawawera kei te kaihaka tonu āna nekeneke i tēnei momo haka. / When a manawa wera is done it's up to the performer to do her own actions with this type of haka.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 69;)


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