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marangai Play

1. (noun) east wind, east, rainstorm, bad weather.

Ka pātukituki au i te whatitoka. He wahine nāna i huaki mai, ka titiro mai ki a au e tū ana, e mate ana, e hūwiniwini ana, e ākina ana e te marangai; hūkeke noa ana aku niho, ko tōku tinana katoa matangurunguru ana i te mātaotao (TWMNT 20/4/1875:87). / I knocked on the door. It was a woman that opened it and she looked at me standing there in trouble, chilled to the bone, lashed by the rain with my teeth chattering and my whole body numb from the cold.


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2. (modifier) north, north wind, northerly.

Kei ngā marama o te hōtoke he nui rawa te ua, he kaha te hau, he tūpuhi marangai: he āhua whitiwhiti kē te āhua o te rangi ki reira, he mea anō he nui rawa te pūmāhu me te haumākū anō o te rangi (TWMNT 28/7/1874:187). / During the winter months a great deal of rain falls, athere are strong winds and northerly gales; the climate is variable there, and sometimes it is very humid and damp.


marangai kirikiri Play

1. (noun) sandstorm.

Ka whiti te rā, kāore e mōhiotia i te marangai kirikiri anō (HP 1991:182). / Because of the sandstorm, you'd never know that the sun was shining.


marangai-mā-raro Play

1. (noun) north-east, north-east wind.

Ko ngā kāinga nohoanga o te Akinehe, kei te pito raro o te motu, ko ngā Pata, kei te marangai-mā-raro, i tāwāhi mai o te rae kōkiri o Maraka. / The Achinese occupy the northern portion of the island, and the Battas the north-east quarter opposite to the peninsula of Malacca.

See also -mā-


marangai-mā-uru Play

1. (noun) northwest.

Ko taua whenua e takoto tūtangatanga ana te pito ki te marangai-mā-uru i te ngaunga a Hine-moana (JPS 1914:191). / That land lying on the northwesterly part is cut into indentations by the eating away of Hine-moana (the sea).


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