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ārahi Play

1. (verb) (arahina,-tia) to lead, escort, conduct, drive.

Kotahi te tangata e ārahi ana i tōna kāta i te huarahi, ka tae ki te wāhi poharu ka mau tētahi o ngā wīra i rō repo (TWM 30/8/1870:2). / One man was leading his cart along the road when he came to a boggy part and one of the wheels got stuck in the bog.


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2. (verb) (arahina,-tia) to herald - used of particular stars which, when they appear in the night sky, signal the beginning of particular lunar months.

Mō te marama o Āperira, arā o Paenga-whāwhā ki te Māori o te tau 1922, ko Kaipō te whetū kei te ārahi i tēnei marama, nā reira kia tūpato he ua, he mātao kei te haere! (TTT 1/4/1922:13) / For the calendar month of April, that is the lunar month of Paenga-whāwhā of 1922, Kaipō heralds this month, so be careful because rain and cold is going to occur!


pae ārahi Play

1. (noun) person who introduces guests to the local people.

I te nuinga o ngā hui whenua a te Minita ki ngā rohe Māori, haere ai a Te Raumoa hei kaiwhakamārama reo, hei pae ārahi atu hoki i te Minita ki te iwi (TTR 1998:5). / At most of the land gatherings in the Māori districts, Te Raumoa acted as interpreter and introduced the minister to the people.


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