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tāniko Play

1. (verb) to finger weave, embroider.

E kīia ana nō ērā rā noa atu, i hoatu ai e Tā Tanara Mākarini ki te tamaiti a Tāwhiao ētahi kākahu whakapaipai a te āpiha, he kahu whero aua kahu, ko te koti, ko te tarau, me te wēkoti, he whero anake, he mea tāniko ki te kōura aua kahu, me te pōtae, he pōtae hōia āpiha (TW 15/6/1876:230). / It is said that some beautiful officer's red clothes from earlier days, including a coat, trousers, waistcoat, red and embroidered with gold, together with an officer's hat were given by Sir Donald McLean to Tāwhiao's son.


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2. (modifier) finger woven,embroidered.

I muri iho ka unuhia mai e ia te korowai tāniko ka whakatakotoria ki mua i te Pīhopa (TTT 1/5/1930:2046). / After that he took off the korowai cloak with the tāniko border and laid it before the Bishop.


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3. (noun) border for cloaks, etc. made by finger weaving.

Kei te kōwhaiwhai, kei te tukutuku, kei te tāniko ngā tauira hangarite maha (PK 2008:74). / Rafter paintings, lattice-work and tāniko have many symmetrical patterns.


kahu tāniko Play

1. (noun) cloak of fine flax with ornamental border.

Te mahi a te kahu waero, a te tōpuni, a te mawhiti, a te pūahi, a te kahu tāniko, me te tini o te kākahu (TKP 26/4/1858:4). / There were lots of capes of dog tails, dogskin cloaks of dark hair with white borders, cloaks of strips of dogskin, cloaks with tāniko borders, and many other garments.


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