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reta Play

1. (loan) (noun) letter, correspondence.

Kua tae mai ki a mātou te reta a Tamihana Te Waitatakina, o te 27 o Hānuere, e whakaatu mai ana, ka nui te wēra o tēnei tau (TW 12/2/1875:9). / We have received the letter of Thompson Waitatakina, of 27th January, informing us of the abundance of whales this season.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 83-86;)


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2. (loan) (noun) letter (of the alphabet).

I kīia ai te reo Ingarihi e te Māori he reo kihi. I kihi ai nā ngā reta s, c, g, p, t (RK 1994:47). / Māori say that the English language is an indistinct language, because of the letters s, c, g, p and t.


huaki reta Play

1. (loan) (noun) letter opener.


tātai reta Play

1. (loan) (noun) alphabet.

Kāre he raru hei whakaatu i te reo Māori nā te mea i whakamahia hoki te tātai reta Pākehā (Te Ara 2013). / There was no difficulty in displaying the Māori language because the English alphabet was used.


whare reta Play

1. (loan) (noun) envelope.

He mea kuhu mai ngā moni ki roto i te whare reta ka hoatu ai ki te whānau pani. / The money was put into the envelope and given to the bereaved family.


reta tautoko Play

1. reference, testimonial, letter of support.

Tuhi rawa hoki i tana reta tautoko ki a Te Paranihi, i te mutunga o te tau 1884 (TTR 1994:121). / He wrote his letter of support to John Ballance at the end of 1884.


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