1. (verb) (-a,-hia,-ngia) to cross over, change, interchange, ferry.
3. (verb) (-a,-hia,-ngia) to cross (something over something else).
Hei tohu i te mana me te awe hoki o Mere Rikiriki, i tāpaetia atu ai e Kīngi Tāwhiao he haki māna, e mau nei te ingoa ko 'E Te Iwi Kia Ora'; kātahi te taonga matahīapo ko tēnei; ko ōna tino tohu ko Te Paki o Matariki, kei mua ake ngā mere e rua he mea whakawhiti te takoto (TTR 1996:171). / As a symbol of Mere Rikiriki's influence and mana, King Tawhiao's presented a flag to her, on which there was the name 'E Te Iwi Kia Ora'. This was a prized treasure with significant markings known as Te Paki o Matariki, and with two mere crossed in the foreground.
4. (verb) (-a,-hia,-ngia) to exchange, swap, switch, transpose.
Kātahi ka whakawhiti taonga a Te Mātenga rāua ko Turikatukuku: ka riro i a Turikatuku he hetiheti rino, ka hoatu ki a Te Mātenga te kō ngaki māra a Turikatuku (TTR 1990:378). / Then Marsden and Turikatuku exchange presents: Turikatuku received an iron hoe; Marsden was presented with Turikatuku's weeding tool.
6. (verb) (-a,-hia,-ngia) discuss, deliberate, negotiate - when followed by kōrero.
Mai i ngā tau whakamutunga o te tekau tau atu i 1950, he mea tono a ia kia haere ki ētahi hui, pērā i te hui a ngā Rangatahi Māori i Ākarana i te tau 1959, ki te whakawhiti kōrero mō ngā take noho tāone, noho taihara, tae atu ki te oranga hinengaro me te mātauranga (TTR 2000:124). / From the late 1950s she was invited to go a series of hui, including the 1959 Young Māori Leaders’ Conference in Auckland, to discuss issues of urbanisation and crime, including mental health and education.
9. (noun) exchanging (maths).
He rautaki matua te whakawhiti i roto i ngā paheko tau, arā, ko te whakawhiti i waenga i ngā paparanga uara tū. Arā pea, he whakawhiti i ngā kotahi hei tekau, he whakawhiti rānei i ngā tekau hei rau (TRP 2010:330). / Exchanging is an important strategy in number operations, that is, exchanging between hierarchies of place values. For example, exchanging ones for a ten, or tens for a hundred (TRP 2010:330).
1. (noun) cross-reference.
Kai te ora tou te tauira tōtika tuatahi o wētahi kohikohinga whakapapa, ā, ka pai kē hoki ngā tohu whakawhiti ingoa o aua whakapapa (TTR 1994:22). / The first fair copy of collections of genealogies still survives, and the names of those genealogies are well cross-referenced.
1. (noun) exchange rate (finance).
Ko te pāpātanga whakawhiti hei whakaatu i te hononga o tētahi pūnaha moni ki tētahi. Hei tauira: $1 Aotearoa = $0.813 Ahitereiria (ko te 0.813 te pāpātanga whakawhiti) (TRP 2010:209). / The exchange rate is to show the relationship of one currency to another. For example: $1 New Zealand = $0.813 Australian (the exchange rate is 0.813).