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2. (noun) book, paper, letter, document, pamphlet, sheet (paper), manuscript, stationery, volume, petition, roll, memorandum, treaty, newspaper, proclamation.
Kua tae mai te pukapuka a tētahi Pākehā i tuhituhi ai (TW 31/8/1878:2/430). / A pamphlet written by a Pākehā has been received.
1. (noun) lungs.
Tērā taua ngārara e tipu ki ngā wāhi katoa o te tinana, engari ko te pukapuka te wāhi e tino nohoia ana (TTT 1/7/1922:10). / That bacterium can grow anywhere in the body, but the lungs is the primary place that it resides.
2. (noun) rangiora, Brachyglottis repanda - a small tree to 6 m tall with very large, dull green, soft leaves which are white and felted underneath and have wavy edges. Tiny fragrant flowers cover the tree during spring and early summer. Found in both the North and South Islands.
See also rangiora
pukapuka maheni Play
1. (noun) magazine.
I te tau 1966 ka puta ko tā te Māori whakahōnore i te tānga o tōna whakaahua ki te uhi o 'Te Ao Hou', he pukapuka maheni Māori (TTR 1998:133). / He was honoured in 1966 by Māori with the publication of his photograph on the cover of 'Te Ao Hou', a Māori magazine.
rārangi pukapuka Play
1. (noun) bibliography, references, series of books.
Noho ake ana ko Te Ataarangi hai take whakaatu mai i te pouaka whakaata, ā, kāti hai take mō tētahi rārangi pukapuka, ko Te Reo (1985) te ingoa (TTR 2000:148). / Te Ataarangi was the basis of a television programme and a series of books, called 'Te Reo' (1985).
kōrero pukapuka Play
1. (loan) to read.
He mea hoki, i aua rā, kāhore kau he tāngata mōhio o ētahi o ngā kaiārahi i te iwi ki te kōrero pukapuka (TW 10/8/1878:400). / It was the case in those days that none of the leaders of the people knew how to read.