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ārai Play

1. (verb) (-a,-hia,-tia) to obstruct, hinder, screen, block out, shield, prevent, forbid, prohibit, insulate.

He tēpara mō ngā whanaunga, mō ngā huānga e āraia nei e te Karaipiture, e te ture hoki a te Hāhi kei mārena ki a rāua (Ma 1885:15). / A table for the relations, and the progeny forbidden to marry each other by the Scripture and by the law of the Church.


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2. (noun) veil, curtain, blind, apron, barricade, obstacle, screen, insulator.

'E Hēmi, hiwitia ake te ārai hiraka o taku konohi. Kei te hēmanawa au.' (HP 1991:256) / 'James, lift up the silk veil of my face. I am too hot.'


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3. (noun) barrier.

Me wai, me whenua mōmona, me rangi aupaki, ā, me heke anō tōna paku tōtā ki te ngaki i te whenua, ki te whakatū pātū hei ārai atu i te kīrearea, i te hauhunga, i te aha noa iho (HM 1/1994:5). / There must be water, productive land, fine weather and the shedding of a little perspiration to cultivate the land and to erect barriers to protect against pests, the frost and anything else.


ārai mate Play

1. (noun) immunity.


ārai waha Play

1. (noun) mouthguard.


ārai tīkākā Play

1. (noun) sunscreen.


ārai ahi Play

1. (noun) fire screen.


ārai hapū Play

1. (noun) contraceptive, birth control.


ārai whakatare Play

1. (noun) slash (punctuation).


āhuatanga ārai Play

1. (noun) insulating property.


ainga ārai kore Play

1. (noun) unprotected sex.


rongoā ārai ngārara Play

1. (noun) insect repellent.


pire ārai hapū Play

1. (loan) (noun) contraceptive pill.

Ko ia tonu tētahi o ngā tākuta tuatahi ki te tūtohu i te pire ārai hapū i ngā tau tōmua o te tekau tau atu i 1960 (TTR 200:124). / She was one of the first doctors to prescribe the contraceptive pill in the early 1960s.


Manatū Ārai Hoariri Play

1. Ministry of Defence.

Ka whakatūria a Poananga hai kaiwhakahaere mō ngā mahi whakangungu, whakahaere tauira atu hoki, i te tari matua o te Manatū Ārai Hoariri i Pōneke (TTR 2000:155). / Poananga was appointed director of training and cadets, based at Defence Headquarters in Wellington.


mōhiti ārai hihirā Play

1. (noun) sunglasses.

E mea tonu ana rātou me ū tātou ki ngā whakatūpato mō ngā hihi kino o te rā, arā me mau mōhiti ārai hihirā, me panipani hoki ngā wāhi katoa o te tinana (ka kitea) ki te pani ārai hihirā (HM 1/1993). / They are still saying that we must continue with the precautions about the harmful rays of the sun, namely wearing sun glasses and smearing all exposed parts of the body with sunblock.


pani ārai hihirā Play

1. (noun) sunblock lotion, sunscreen.

E mea tonu ana rātou me ū tātou ki ngā whakatūpato mō ngā hihi kino o te rā, arā me mau mōhiti ārai hihirā, me panipani hoki ngā wāhi katoa o te tinana (ka kitea) ki te pani ārai hihirā (HM 1/1993). / They are still saying that we must continue with the precautions about the harmful rays of the sun, namely wearing sun glasses and smearing all exposed parts of the body with sunblock.


mate ārai kore Play

1. (noun) AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

He mate huaketo te mate ārai kore, ko tāna mahi he patu i ngā pūtau mā o te toto, e kore ai e taea e te tinana te mate te kaupare atu. / AIDS is a viral disease, which destroys the white blood cells thus lowering resistance to infection.


papa ārai ahi Play

1. (noun) fireproof board.


waea ārai hiko Play

1. (loan) (noun) insulated wire.


Mana Ārai Hauata Moana Play

1. (noun) Maritime Safety Authority of New Zealand.


tua o te ārai Play

1. (noun) the other side of the veil, after death.

E kī ana tētahi kōrero, kei ngā whetū e iri ana ngā wairua o te hunga kua mene atu kei tua o te ārai (Te Ara 2013). / One account says that the stars housed the souls of those who have gathered beyond the veil.


ki tua o te ārai Play

1. beyond the veil - euphemism used in reference to the dead.


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